Current Health News

January 9, 2014 - Issue 2700

How Centenarians Explain Their Longevity


January 9, 2014

Even though many of them were overweight, smokers and did little exercise at the age of 70, they had low rates of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. Could these unusual qualities help you become healthy at 100?

Gadolinium: The MRI Agent Linked to Brain Abnormalities


January 9, 2014

A commonly used contrast agent for enhanced MRIs may persist in your body for longer than was previously thought and cause you harm.