Current Health News

April 12, 2016 - Issue 3524


Pertussis Microbe Outsmarts the Vaccines as Experts Argue About Why

Pertussis Microbe Outsmarts the Vaccines as Experts Argue About Why

April 12, 2016

And with 94 percent of those in this age group taking it, this is nothing to laugh about - especially when you consider those getting it can spread this infection, which is evading its attacker and creating new strains causing more serious disease.

Not Even Your Organic Wine Is Safe From Monsanto

red and white wine

April 12, 2016

Many people buy organic wine because they want to avoid chemicals like Roundup, which is heavily sprayed on many non-organic genetically engineered (GE) crops. But a new analysis revealed that even organic wines may not be safe from this herbicide's wide reach.

Is There Lead in Your Chocolate?

Lead in Chocolates

April 12, 2016

An analysis of 50 cocoa products from popular brands revealed many contained levels of lead and cadmium that exceeded California's safety limit. Are there health risks from eating this contaminated chocolate?