Current Health News

January 21, 2017 - Issue 3808


Even Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Be Far More Harmful Than Previously Thought

Even Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Be Far More Harmful Than Previously Thought

January 21, 2017

Along with those holes, it can trigger cancer, lead to long-term memory and learning problems, cause poor judgment, central nervous system changes and more. It can even cause early death. Yet it's more popular than ever. But is it worth the risk?

Why You Shouldn't Use Cotton Swabs to Clean Your Ears

cleaning ears with cotton swabs

January 21, 2017

After a shower, many people grab a few cotton swabs to clean their ears, but experts continue to say you don’t need such invasive measures to get rid of earwax. Ditto for house keys, bobby pins and ear candling procedures. Your ears rid themselves of waxy buildup naturally, but for impaction problems, much safer removal techniques are available.