Current Health News

October 15, 2013 - Issue 2614


The Perilous Road Ahead: Designer Babies and Other Patented Life Forms... Where Will It All End?

Designer Baby

October 15, 2013

Back in 2001, 30 genetically engineered babies, created from the genes of TWO women and one man were born, but the media took a decade to publicize it. With a new DNA database patent filing, are "design-a-baby" centers next in line?

Raw Milk: A Key Ingredient in Some of the World’s Finest Cheeses

Raw Milk: A Key Ingredient in Some of the World’s Finest Cheeses

October 15, 2013

Raw milk is maligned by the US government, so why has it been an integral part of artisanal cheese-making for centuries?