Current Health News

August 8, 2017 - Issue 4009


Ben & Jerry's — 20 Years of Greenwashing

ben and jerrys ice cream

August 8, 2017

Chances are, if you like ice cream, you probably like Ben & Jerry's - not just because of their 'euphoric concoctions' but also their emphasis on sustainability, eco-friendly practices and support for labeling GMOs. Too bad it's all a façade - here's the untold truth.

Who Makes It Rain?

cloud seeding

August 8, 2017

Weather modification isn't a practice reserved for science fiction novels; it's occurring right now across the globe. While one such technique, cloud seeding, is touted as a solution to increase rainfall and reduce hail damage, one group of farmers is calling for an end to the practice, citing some potentially negative effects.

Over 267 Toxins Found in Public Tap Water

public tap water

August 8, 2017

If you drink public water, there's a good chance it's contaminated with hundreds of different chemicals at levels that could potentially harm your health. From agriculture chemicals to pharmaceuticals and chemicals from nonstick cookware, find out what's in your water - and what to do about it - using this handy tap water database.