Current Health News

August 7, 2019 - Issue 4741


Coca-Cola seeks revision of fortification guideline

coca cola seeks revision of fortification guideline

August 7, 2019

It's nothing short of a hoax, as it will do absolutely nothing to change the detrimental impact of its beverages. Plus, the latest 'functional junk food' fad used to give the sweet stuff an aura of healthiness - where will the smoke and mirrors end?

Birth rate reaches record low as premature deliveries rise

premature birth

August 7, 2019

Recent data reveal the number of new births has been declining over the past 20 years, while the number of preterm births is rising. Some attribute the declining numbers to socioeconomic factors, but it is likely related to multiple factors.

Amazon admits it sold fake supplements

amazon fake supplements

August 7, 2019

Over half of Amazon's business is from third-party vendors and the company controls 77% of the supplement market. One judge finds they are liable for fake product sales. Take precautions before purchasing any supplements.