Current Health News

February 11, 2019 - Issue 4564

Researchers Call for Immediate Revision of Sun Avoidance Recommendations

benefits of sun exposure

February 11, 2019

Recommending agencies are shortchanging your needs and undermining your health. Researchers are calling for an immediate revision of public health recommendations regarding this critical nutrient. This is how you've been misled and misinformed.

Can You Eat Marigolds?

eating marigold

February 11, 2019

Marigolds are a beautiful addition to your garden and as cut flowers on your table. They also have medicinal value in the treatment of skin conditions, cramps, infections and more. Consider making your own tea, oil and salve at home.

Fruit Juices Are Often Loaded With Arsenic and Lead

arsenic in fruit juice

February 11, 2019

New research shows that besides the added sugars to watch for in fruit juice, there's another concerning problem: In nearly half the 45 fruit juices tested, potentially harmful levels of heavy metals, including lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium were found, and each comes with its own health-altering issues.

Weekly Health Quiz: Sucralose, Potatoes and Dementia

week 65 health quiz

February 11, 2019

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on last week.