Current Health News

May 25, 2013 - Issue 2471


The Great Plow-Up

The Great Plow-Up

May 25, 2013

For 8 long years in the 1930s, "black blizzards" covered a wide swath of the US, turning daylight to darkness and destroying crops and livestock, making it the worst manmade ecological disaster in American history. Could we be creating an even worse disaster today?

Does a Pepper a Day Keep Parkinson’s Away?

Chili Pepper

May 25, 2013

New research into nicotine-containing vegetables like peppers reveals another dietary strategy that may be useful in preventing this disease.