Current Health News

January 25, 2017 - Issue 3812


How the Affordable Care Act Wastes Billions and Harms Tens of Thousands of Women Each Year

How the Affordable Care Act Wastes Billions and Harms Tens of Thousands of Women Each Year

January 25, 2017

If you're doing this because you don't have to pay out-of-pocket, you may be penny wise but pound-foolish. It comes with risks of serious harm - like cancer and early death - even though everyone expects you to do it without question. Please don't unleash this travesty on yourself.

Is Histamine to Blame for Your Headache, Hives and Heartburn?

histamine

January 25, 2017

Hives, nasal congestion and headaches are often attributed to allergies, but a wide array of these and even more serious symptoms may indicate something else might be going on, especially when there’s no allergen to blame it on. Scientists say histamine intolerance, often caused by a compromised gut flora, can be the culprit. How do you know if what you’re suffering from is an allergy or histamine intolerance?

Aspartame Use Surges in Children's Drinks

aspartame use surges

January 25, 2017

A recent study came out with startling information: Not just adults, but around 25 percent of kids in the US say they regularly consume foods and drinks containing low-calorie sweeteners (LCS), such as aspartame, sucralose and saccharin. That’s a 200 percent increase in LCS consumption for children from 1999 to 2012. And that’s not all - you’ll even find aspartame in children’s medicine.