Current Health News

June 11, 2014 - Issue 2853


Obesity Epidemic Goes Global: One-in-Three Is Now Overweight or Obese

Obesity Epidemic Goes Global: One-in-Three Is Now Overweight or Obese

June 11, 2014

It may seem like bad news, but once you realize one-third of all cancers are directly related to this, you can also see how simple it is to slash your risk. Believe it or not, it leads to more doctors' visits than smoking and claims 3.4 million lives annually...

1 in 5 Elderly US Patients Injured by Medical Care

Medical Care

June 11, 2014

A staggering number of seniors are being harmed, sometimes permanently or fatally, by the very medical care that is supposed to keep them well.