Current Health News

June 7, 2017 - Issue 3945


Best and Worst Sunscreens of 2017

Best and Worst Sunscreens of 2017

June 7, 2017

You've been told it's the enemy, but recent research actually found nonsmokers who follow conventional guidelines have a life expectancy similar to smokers. Could this be the worst health advice of the past century?

Study Confirms: Trans Fats Policy Killed Millions

trans fats

June 7, 2017

Foods loaded with trans fats filled grocery store shelves through the 1980s as the media mistakenly warned of the dangers of saturated fats. This simple policy change has possibly killed millions and is only slowly being phased out. I'll share tips on how to interpret food labels and why vegetable oil may be even more dangerous.

Toxic Chemicals in Tampons May Increase Your Health Risks

Toxic Chemicals in Tampons May Increase Your Health Risks

June 7, 2017

Did you know you may be absorbing toxic chemicals and pesticides from your disposable tampons and sanitary pads each month? Advocacy groups are fighting for your right to know what's in these products and to improve testing on the chemicals used. There are strategies you may consider to reduce your exposure.