Current Health News

April 24, 2013 - Issue 2440


Plastic and Cancerous Compounds in Tea Bags—A Surprising Source of Potential Toxins

Tea Bags

April 24, 2013

I've long advocated drinking tea in lieu of coffee, but beware of these varieties which can leach compounds of unknown health hazards into your tea - including a carcinogen associated with food processing that's been implicated in suppressed immune function...

Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

Chemotherapy

April 24, 2013

Cancer drugs cost up to 20-fold more in the US than in other countries, but why they cost more is only one question that needs to be answered.