Current Health News

May 4, 2016 - Issue 3546


Lead-Contaminated Water Becoming Increasingly Prevalent

Lead-Contaminated Water

May 4, 2016

Even the Romans in the second century B.C understood its dangers, and European countries began banning the use of it in the early 1900s. Yet the United States still hasn't taken as firm a stance against it - is it lurking in your water?

Latest Food Crackdown: Salt Wars

salt reduction

May 4, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may release voluntary sodium reduction guidelines for the food industry. While some are praising the move as a way to save lives, others believe the war against salt is unnecessary and misguided.

Cities With the Most Air Pollution Revealed

Cities With the Most Air Pollution Revealed

May 4, 2016

Here are the 10 best and 10 worst cities for air pollution. Smog is more than just an inconvenience; it affects your lungs, heart, head, and even your bladder.