Current Health News

April 13, 2016 - Issue 3525


BPA Still Present in Two-Thirds of Canned Goods

BPA Still Present in Two-Thirds of Canned Goods

April 13, 2016

You might grab them without thinking, but recent research has produced some sobering statistics - suggesting causation for IQ loss, diabetes and infertility. What's more, even minute concentrations can lead to cancer.

How Money From Pharmaceutical Companies Sways Doctors' Prescriptions

Drug-Company Money

April 13, 2016

A new analysis reveals what happens when doctors receive payments, including those for meals and business travel, from drug companies. The results might make you second-guess your own physician's prescribing habits, and the good news is you can check online to see how much drug-company money he or she receives.

U.S. Soda Consumption Falls to 30-Year Low

Drinking Coke

April 13, 2016

Annual per capita consumption of soft drinks is at its lowest rate since 1985. Americans are wisening up to the health risks of soda, leaving the industry scrambling for new ways to increase profits.