Current Health News

February 17, 2016 - Issue 3469


One in 15 American Homes Is Affected by Major Lung Cancer Hazard

One in 15 American Homes Is Affected by Major Lung Cancer Hazard

February 17, 2016

And in some areas of the U.S., as many as 1 in 3 homes could have unsafe levels. To add to the insult, it's found in things around your home that you'd never suspect, including that stunning showpiece that may be sitting in your kitchen and detectors that supposedly keep you safe.

How Dangerous Is Your Deodorant?

Toxic Deodorant Chemicals

February 17, 2016

Do you roll or spray on deodorant or antiperspirant every morning? It might be altering the makeup of bacteria under your arms, exposing you to dangerous chemicals or, at the very least, blocking your sweat ducts and interfering with your body's natural sweating process.

Weight Gain: Is This an Exploding Nightmare or Natural Evolution?

weight gain

February 17, 2016

With rates of obesity rising to unprecedented levels worldwide, the World Health Organization calls it an "exploding nightmare" to public health. Meanwhile, some experts believe weight gain is part of humans' "natural evolution." Which scenario is more likely true?