Current Health News

March 8, 2017 - Issue 3854


Life Expectancy Projected to Soar — Except in the US

Life Expectancy Projected to Soar — Except in the US

March 8, 2017

Forget the Japanese and French, South Koreans may soon outlive the rest of the world - and become the first nation to break the 90-year life expectancy barrier. This is a significant break, since they ranked 29th for women's life expectancy in 1985, so what's their secret?

What Dangers Are Lurking in Leather?

leather danger

March 8, 2017

Leather coats, shoes, sofas and car interiors are as desirable to people as they ever were, and retailers and manufacturers take advantage of it. One problem, though, is that leather tanning often involves toxic chemicals that are hazardous to workers, especially in countries where oversight is overlooked.

Nutella Unmasked

nutella spread

March 8, 2017

You might enjoy this on your morning pancakes or toast, but the ingredients may surprise you. Fortunately, you can easily make a similar product at home without the refined oils and high dose of sugar. It tastes just as good and you'll know exactly what's inside.