Current Health News

June 12, 2019 - Issue 4685

Glyphosate use rises and you need to be careful how you test for it

glyphosate use

June 12, 2019

Once considered a 'marvel' product, it's now the subject of more than 13,000 pending lawsuits. So why, according to a recent study, has its use soared - almost fifteenfold? Here's a list of the many ways in which it harms your health.

Ultraprocessed foods increase risk of death by 62%

ultraprocessed foods increase risk of death

June 12, 2019

A mounting body of evidence shows ultraprocessed food increases your risk of heart disease and premature death, contributing to the cost of medical care. Your nutrition is a key factor in your health and making simple changes may help.

How to reduce indoor air pollution

how to reduce indoor air pollution

June 12, 2019

Although past research demonstrating plants' ability to reduce hazardous indoor air pollution did not replicate real-world home conditions, plants have a variety of other benefits making them a healthy addition to your home or office.