Current Health News

July 17, 2013 - Issue 2524


Heat-Induced Acrylamide May Be a Primary Hazard of Processed Food

Heat-Induced Acrylamide May Be a Primary Hazard of Processed Food

July 17, 2013

People gobble these up like there's no tomorrow, but they assault your DNA with hundreds of times more than the "safe" levels of this carcinogen. It even sparked a lawsuit demanding they let you know what you're really eating. Truly a case when health should trump taste...

Sharp Rise in Women’s Deaths from Overdose of Painkillers

Prescription Painkillers

July 17, 2013

The number of women dying from overdoses of prescription painkillers has 'skyrocketed' in recent years, according to new government statistics.