Current Health News

August 22, 2017 - Issue 4023


How Dentistry Is Poisoning the Next Generation

How Dentistry Is Poisoning the Next Generation

August 22, 2017

A couple of years ago, the FDA had the nerve to claim that under the EU system, the public is being used as guinea pigs - and that we don't use our people as guinea pigs in the US. It turns out the exact opposite is true. Here's the untold facts.

1 Out of 12 Doctors Collecting Bonuses for Pushing Opioids

opioid-related payments to physicians

August 22, 2017

While the US struggles in the grip of an opioid epidemic that kills 91 Americans each day, drug companies are making opioid-related payments to physicians. Family physicians received the most payments, which may be a factor in why so many people are inappropriately prescribed these deadly drugs for chronic pain.

Flame Retardants Damaging Kids' Brains

flame retardants affect kids iq

August 22, 2017

Exposure to flame retardants around the time of conception, in utero or during childhood is associated with lower intelligence among children. Greater exposures to these neurotoxic chemicals are associated with decreases in IQ, amounting to 'millions of IQ points lost' among US kids.