Can A Diet Clean Out Toxins In The Body? by Eliza Barclay for NPR


Heat, A Major Killer National Weather Service, Office of Climate, Water and Weather Services


Epidemiology of Hospitalizations and Deaths from Heat Illness in Soldiers, Robert Carter III, Samuel N. Cheuvront, Jeffrey O. Williams, Margaret A. Kolka, Lou A. Stephenson, Michael N. Sawka, Paul J. Amoroso, Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005;37(8):1338-1344.


You Sweat, but Toxins Likely Stay by Chris Woolston, LA Times


Long Term Effects of Heat Related Illnesses by Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Washington DC


Sweating and Body Odor by The Mayo Clinic staff


How Many Organs Does a Human Being Have? by The American Association of Anatomists


The Dubious Practice of Detox by Harvard Medical School Health Papers


Do You Really Need to Detox Your Colon? by Consumer Reports


What's in Pee? Urine Composition Study Reveals More Than 3,000 Chemical Compounds by Huffington Post


Changes in bone mineral content in male athletes. Mechanisms of action and intervention effects by Klesges RC, Ward KD, Shelton ML, Applegate WB, Cantler ED, Palmieri GM, Harmon K, Davis J.


Daily Fluid Turnover During Preseason Training in US College Football by Stofan JR, Osterberg KL, Horswill CA, Lacambra M, Eichner ER, Anderson SA, Murray R


Dehydration in Sport: Why it is Vital an Athlete Maintains Hydration Levels During Exercise by Carolyn Wright


Toxicology Curriculum for Communities Trainers Manual, Module 2 by Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control 


Chill Pill: Taking the Guesswork Out of Preventing Heat Stroke by The HEAT Institute, West Chester University, Pennsylvania


A Common Symptom of Heat Illness: Denial by Tara Parker-Pope, for The NY Times


Light on Life an excerpt by B. K. S. Iyengar (Prevention Magazine)


Smart Exercise, chapter: "Myth About Sweating" by Covert Bailey


Exertional Heat Illness During Training and Competition  ACSM position statement, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2007


Flush Those Toxins? Eh, Not So Fast. by Abby Ellin, NY Times


Snake Oil Science: Detoxification Therapies, by The Skeptic's Dictionary


Detox Science or Sales Pitch? by Australian Family Physician publication The Respiratory Tract


“Hot” Yoga: Physiological Concerns while Exercising in the Heat by Leslie S. Funk


Sweating Out Your Toxins by Dr. Jeffrey Benabio, MD, FAAD

Temperature, an exerpt from Ashtanga Yoga, Theory and Practice by Gregor Maehle


Yoga Gets Hotter (Like 110 Degrees) Or the Sweat Obsession and the Detox Myth by Yogadork.com 

Antiperspirants and Breast Cancer Risk
by The American Cancer Society


Heat Therapy by The American Cancer Society


Lessons From Exercising in the Heat by Gretchen Reynolds, NY Times


The Korey Stringer Institute at University of Connecticut  (provides first rate information, resources, assistance and advocacy for the prevention of sudden death in sport, especially as it relates to exertional heat stroke.)


Myths & Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer Interview with Dr. Douglas Casa of the Korey Stringer Institute on NPR


Sweatology by Abigail Zuger, NY Times


Heat: A Major Killer by National Weather Service


The Dangers & Delusions of Sweating to Detox by Kathleen Summers


How Humidity Causes Joint Pain by Denise Wang, Live Strong.org

Seane Corn Detox Flow Yoga DVD by Seane Corn


Playing with Fire, Cultivating Tapas by Shiva Rea, Yoga Journal, May/June 2001


Understanding Heat Related Illness - Symptoms


Additional Resources
Is Cleansing the New Bulimia? by Carmel Hagen, Elephant Journal
Hot or Not?  Untangling Fact from Fiction in Hot Yoga.  by Michael Taylor for Mind Body Green
Hell Bent, Obsession, Pain, and the Search Like Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga by Benjamin Lorr
Burn More Calories in Cold Than Heat
  Dr. Oz TV Show featuring Tim Ferriss, Author of The 4-Hour Body
Study Suggests Hand Washing Cleanses The Mind  Interview on NPR with study author, Spike W.S. Lee, May 7, 2010