Current Health News

June 14, 2017 - Issue 3952


Drugged Driving Now Causes More Fatal Crashes Than Drunk Driving

Drugged Driving Now Causes More Fatal Crashes Than Drunk Driving

June 14, 2017

Found asleep in his car on the side of the road, a breathalyzer test revealed he had no alcohol in his system - but rather this substance, which has been linked to 43 percent of fatal car crashes, as compared to 37 percent with alcohol.

What Happens to Your Body When You Use the Internet

What Happens to Your Body When You Use the Internet

June 14, 2017

Dependence on digital devices, encouraged by software companies, may trigger physical and psychological symptoms, even after just 15 minutes. Researchers theorize it may be related to stress and anxiety. I give you one of my favorite strategies to reduce your stress and break the habit.

Is it Time to Dump Your Toothpaste?

triclosan toothpaste

June 14, 2017

The FDA has banned an antibacterial chemical in hand soap that Colgate continues to use in its toothpaste. This compound has been linked to endocrine disruption and impaired mitochondrial function. Recent research now finds it may trigger gut microbiome imbalance.