Current Health News

March 21, 2017 - Issue 3867


United Nations Calls for Worldwide Treaty to Phase Out Pesticides and Transition to Sustainable Farming

United Nations Calls for Worldwide Treaty to Phase Out Pesticides and Transition to Sustainable Farming

March 21, 2017

Back when your grandma was growing up, these foods were some of the purest and healthiest you could eat. Now they're referred to as the dirty dozen, and laced with nasty toxins linked to cancer, neurological disease and a wider waistline.

The War on Water Is a Very Real Crisis

water crisis

March 21, 2017

From farmers draining aquifers for industrial agriculture to rising water prices making this crucial element unaffordable for millions, the world is facing a water crisis the likes of which we’ve never seen. Pollution, over-fishing and even chemical spills from railway accidents are further stresses on the world’s water supplies.

Surprising Recycling Mistakes Most People Make Daily

Surprising Recycling Mistakes Most People Make Daily

March 21, 2017

Many items Americans commonly toss into recycling bins may not actually be recyclable. Worse, tossing in the wrong items may contaminate otherwise recyclable items, sending them straight to the landfill. From pizza boxes to bottle caps to food scraps, find out what items can generally be recycled and which cannot.