Current Health News

December 11, 2018 - Issue 4502


Senator Dies From Sepsis, a Common Complication of Infection, Including Influenza

risk-benefit of vaccines

December 11, 2018

You could be one medical decision away from writing your own death warrant, as suggested by this Thanksgiving-eve death. Gives new meaning to the idea of dying for your beliefs. He claimed it could be the difference between life and death. If so, was this what he meant?

Factory Farmed Salmon Full of Disease and Hazardous Chemicals

Factory Farmed Salmon Full of Disease and Hazardous Chemicals

December 11, 2018

Mortalities on fish farms appear to be on the rise, likely due to sea lice and infectious diseases that plague the captive fish. Worse still, farmed salmon pose risks to wild salmon populations and other marine life, and are not a healthy choice of seafood for humans, either.

More Bad News for CAFO Poultry

More Bad News for CAFO Poultry

December 11, 2018

If you eat the chicken sold at most supermarkets, you should know that it probably contains pathogens that can make you sick, and it might contain medication residues as well. Testing continues to reveal that chicken raised on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) is one of the riskiest food choices you can make.