Current Health News

July 13, 2016 - Issue 3616


21st Century Cures or Corruption?

21st Century Cures or Corruption?

July 13, 2016

They call it the Cures Act, but it might more aptly be called the Curse Act. It makes a mockery of your freedoms, could force you into clinical trials without your consent, and overturns previous bills meant to protect you from harm. Did you just sign up to be a guinea pig without consent, too?

Vitamin K2 Deficiency Is a Significant Cause of Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Health

July 13, 2016

You may be watching your vitamin D and calcium to "grow strong bones," but inadvertently be placing yourself at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. If you take these medications or eliminate this from your diet, you could be raising your risk.

Drinkable Sunscreen to Avoid Cancer?

Using Sunscreen

July 13, 2016

Sensible exposure to the sun is necessary for good health, but overexposure can have detrimental effects. Although necessary for increased time in the sun, not all sunscreen is safe to use. Here is one that may not be living up to the hype.