Current Health News

July 10, 2013 - Issue 2517


10 American Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries

10 American Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries

July 10, 2013

They are all banned elsewhere in the world, so why are many Americans still eating them? One is linked to death and disability in animals, and considered so potentially hazardous to humans it's banned in 160 countries, including China.

Doctors Perform Thousands of Unnecessary Surgeries: Are You Getting One of Them?

Medical Surgery

July 10, 2013

If you're scheduled for one of these six common surgical procedures, please be sure to get a second opinion as there’s a good chance the surgery is unnecessary.