Current Health News

August 20, 2013 - Issue 2558


The Definition of “Cancer” May Be Narrowed to Prevent Overtreatment of Harmless Tumors

Redefining Cancer

August 20, 2013

This one initiative could take much of the fear out of cancer, and help patients know with far more accuracy where they really stand. Could save millions from pointless surgeries, and exposure to cancer-causing radiation, too. Plus: 19 ways to help prevent it.

Why Is a Major Clothing Retailer Selling Fake Organic Cotton?

Cotton Clothing

August 20, 2013

Does it really matter what kind of cotton is in your T-shirt? Get the inside scoop on organic versus conventional cotton, and how one major retailer got duped in the process.