Current Health News

March 23, 2016 - Issue 3504


More Than Half of The American Diet is Ultra-Processed Junk Food

Lung Cancer Risk

March 23, 2016

And why wouldn't they - even though almost everyone's eating it, research suggests it's just as bad for you as cigarettes, increasing your risk of lung cancer by as much as 49 percent.

Dangers of Hidden Poisons in Your Food

Food Poisoning

March 23, 2016

The U.S. government program in charge of monitoring drugs and other chemicals in your meat and poultry is falling short on its duty, according to a new review. How is this so-called National Residue Program putting public health at risk?

How to Help Protect Against Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer Prevention

March 23, 2016

Up to 50 percent of colon cancer cases may be preventable by leading a healthy lifestyle. Get two dozen simple tips to lower your risk starting today.