Current Health News

July 17, 2019 - Issue 4720


Children used as poison detection devices

environmental toxic exposures children

July 17, 2019

It's hard to believe they're letting them be used as guinea pigs and virtual poison detection devices (only after decades of toxic exposure do the effects become apparent). But consider this: Despite there being 85,000 of these, just 1% are tested for safety.

Military is among the worst polluters

military is among the worst polluters

July 17, 2019

Freedom of Information Act requests from British researchers found that fuel consumption ranks the military among the worst polluters, which the researchers characterized as a picture of the geopolitical ecology of imperialism.

Why most health commissioners end up in bed with Big Pharma

why health commissioners end up with big pharma

July 17, 2019

Nine of these last 10 commissioners have taken lucrative jobs with pharmaceutical companies after leaving their position, characterized by some as a revolving door. It may be more important than ever to protect your health.