Current Health News

February 1, 2017 - Issue 3819


How to Improve Your Failing Ability to Read Clearly as You Age, With the Help of Sunshine

Improving Eyesight

February 1, 2017

Finding it more and more difficult to read as you grow older? A study of 3,100 older European men and women disclosed one key link to failing eyesight, and it wasn't related to screen or reading time. Start doing this today to help boost your eyesight and to help repair and regenerate your retina and overall health.

SNAP Decisions: Pushing for Changes in Food Assistance Program

Food Assistance Program

February 1, 2017

The federal food assistance program, known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), has succeeded in reducing hunger but, critics argue, done little to improve public health. Many are pushing for much-needed change to encourage healthy food consumption, especially as research shows SNAP participants suffer from worse health outcomes.

Safe Solution for Fabric Softeners

fabric softener toxic

February 1, 2017

Nearly every commercial cleaning product we use is loaded with harmful chemicals. One of the worst: fabric softeners containing carcinogenic neurotoxins linked to birth defects and nervous system damage and easily absorbed into your skin and lungs. What can you do? Opt out by making your own, which is easier and far less expensive than you might think, and infinitely healthier.