Current Health News

January 1, 2019 - Issue 4523


Top 5 Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency

vitamin d deficiency signs

January 1, 2019

And if you ever get achy bones, infections, headaches, migraines, forgetfulness or head sweating - please get this checked. Four in 10 are severely deficient, and the risks of overlooking it are simply too great.

CAFO California — One of the Most Polluted Places on Earth

cafo california air pollution

January 1, 2019

CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operations) animals and the trucks hauling in their food combine to produce serious pollution for California's air. In the San Joaquin Valley, an agricultural powerhouse with some 7 million acres of fields, along with CAFOs, air quality is among the worst in the world, and industrial agriculture is primarily to blame.

Can Beavers Clean Our Water and Restore Wild Salmon Populations?

beaver for salmon population

January 1, 2019

Beavers have long been regarded as pests that cut down trees and build flood-causing dams, but these resourceful rodents are actually a benefit - not a detriment - to the environment. By building dams, beavers slow down water and create ponds, which benefits young salmon, water quality and many other aspects of the ecosystem.