Cleaning up air pollution has the power to significantly benefit public health, extending life expectancy by approximately five month, a new study shows.
President Barack Obama signed three executive orders on Thursday relating to the war on terror, showing a definitive break from the policies of the past administration.
In the run-up to the election, President Obama promised to place healthcare reform near the top of his agenda.
In the current economic climate, it is common to hear people speak about the need for banks to relax their lending standards and start approving loans again.
From homebuilders’ perspective, 2009 is likely to be a washout year, a panel of housing experts has predicted.
Some 36 million Americans are now on cholesterol (statin) drugs. Everybody is in on the act—the government, the pharmaceuticals and the medical establishment. The public is overwhelmed, but my opinion is that the cholesterol mania is commerce pure and simple—high cholesterol is a diet problem, not a drug problem. Read on for more information…
As the damaging effects of the financial crisis continue to spread, there has been a tendency for people to turn to the government for solutions.
Although the Patriot Act is intended to combat terrorists, it is also reportedly being used to fight back at unruly passengers.
The price of gold rose by more than 3 percent on Tuesday, as more investors turned toward the precious metal as a safe haven for their wealth.
Mobile phone companies are moving one step closer to developing a comprehensive way to track users’ location – and use that information to deliver targeted marketing.
Newly identified chemicals in the water supply could potentially be causing fertility problems in men, according to British scientists.
Today, it is well established that besides playing a crucial role in the establishment and maintenance of the calcium in the body, vitamin D also acts as an effective regulator of cell growth and differentiation that is specific to cancer. Read this article for more about the many benefits of vitamin D…
A new Fox News survey has found that half of Americans believe the recent stimulus packages and government support of private companies feels like a move toward socialism.
An appeals court for the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has affirmed the use of warrantless wiretaps, a much-criticized measure that was introduced by the Bush administration.
More than six in 10 Americans do not want any more of their tax dollars to be devoted to bailing out financial institutions, according to a new poll.
In Odessa, Texas, at Alliance Hospital, there is a heart bypass procedure unique to all in the United States! Can you imagine a heart bypass operation where no human hands ever touch the heart and the chest is never opened as in conventional heart surgery? It is a robotic cardiac surgical procedure. Read about the incredible benefits of this procedure in this article…
A Maple Heights, Ohio law that requires landlords to collect personal information and photos of their tenants has attracted complaints about its privacy implications.
The U.S. does not have an adequate import control policy on genetically modified animals, a USDA internal audit report suggests.
A consumer group has brought a lawsuit against Coca-Cola for the marketing of its VitaminWater products.
If President-elect Barack Obama’s stimulus package goes ahead, the country will eventually be left with a "flat economy" and increased debt, according to the Libertarian Party.
Amid talk about the multi-billion dollar stimulus package proposed by President-elect Barack Obama, new Treasury figures reveal that the federal budget deficit has already reached a record $485.2 billion for the first three months of fiscal 2009.