Current Health News

July 30, 2019 - Issue 4733


Flesh eating bacteria attacks those with excess iron

Flesh eating bacteria attacks those with excess iron

July 30, 2019

In one study, Vibrio bacteria has become so commonplace, it was found on every subject after swimming. However, your risk for developing a life-threatening infection from this type of exposure depends on certain variables, some of which you can control. Find out your level of risk.

Judge cuts award to Roundup victim

judge cuts award to roundup victim

July 30, 2019

A man made seriously ill by using Bayer's Roundup herbicide was awarded more than $80 million in damages. A judge has since slashed the award by nearly 70%, reducing the $75 million in punitive damages to $20 million because they were not 'constitutionally impermissible.'

Nearly half of those surveyed doubt vaccine safety

doubts about vaccine safety

July 30, 2019

A survey of more than 2,000 people revealed that 45% have doubts about vaccine safety. While public health agencies continue to assert that vaccines are well-tested and effective, the amount of money paid out to vaccine victims suggests otherwise - and demands that research be conducted to find out the truth.