Current Health News

March 20, 2013 - Issue 2405


TV Ads for Statins Drive Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment According to Study

Statin

March 20, 2013

The US is one of only two countries in the world that allows this... And a new study shows this devious scheme can lead to potentially lethal consequences, including a higher risk of cancer, diabetes, and birth defects. Worse, look who's profiting nicely, and who's paying the steep bill...

Are Nightmare Bacteria Coming to a Hospital Near You?

Are Nightmare Bacteria Coming to a Hospital Near You?

March 20, 2013

If your blood becomes infected with these antibiotic-resistant bacteria, you will have a 50 percent increased risk of dying -- and they're gaining a foothold in hospitals across America.