Current Health News

April 8, 2015 - Issue 3154


Diet Soda Adds Inches to the Waist of Seniors, Researchers Say

Diet Soda Adds Inches to the Waist of Seniors, Researchers Say

April 8, 2015

It's like a double crossing friend who tells you one thing, but then stabs you in the back when you're not expecting it. Believe it or not, this "healthy drink" can quadruple your waistline - and boost your risk of stroke, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.

Nearly Half a Million Babies Die from Poor Hygiene

Proper Hygiene and Care for Babies

April 8, 2015

Access to clean water, toilets, and soap could save the lives of one in five newborns in the developing world.

How a Terminal Illness Can Change Your Perception of Time

How a Terminal Illness Can Change Your Perception of Time

April 8, 2015

A young man details the "strange relativity" of living with - and dying from - a terminal cancer diagnosis.