Current Health News

March 13, 2019 - Issue 4594

FDA Admits Most Sunscreens Are Probably Unsafe

sunscreen safety regulations

March 13, 2019

It's widely overused - and loaded with a brew of toxic ingredients that pummel human fertility, impair your neurons, threaten coral reefs and can pass into blood and urine (in some cases, within two hours). Only two possible ingredients are safe, with a major caveat. What's hiding in yours?

How the Air Pollution Crisis Can Affect You

how the air pollution crisis can affect you

March 13, 2019

Over 90 percent of the world breathes polluted air, but not all communities are treated equally by the Environmental Protection Agency. Use these strategies to reduce indoor pollution and the toxic burden on your body from outdoor pollution.

How a Virus Can Save Your Life

how a virus can save your life

March 13, 2019

It turns out some viruses are natural predators to harmful bacteria and essentially harmless to humans. Discover how science is harnessing the power of viruses to fight antibiotic-resistant infections.