Archive for July, 2009
High salt consumption has long been linked to cardiovascular disease, but it is only now that scientists are learning about some of the mechanisms behind the phenomenon.
San Diego County officials have reneged on their demand that a preacher and his wife discontinue weekly Bible studies in their home and a county official denied it was the policy of the county to stifle religious freedom. Read this article to learn what about the incident that prompted an uproar in California…
On July 4, 1776, representatives of the Continental Congress voted unanimously that, “These United Colonies are and of right ought to be Free and Independent States.” Thirteen colonies voted to become something new in history—the United States of America. Now, all they had to do was to win their independence from a government that would consider them traitors. Read this week’s Straight Talk to learn more about those early, heady days of our great nation…
Not all political representatives think government-regulated healthcare is a great idea and 19 House Democrats recently expressed some of their concerns about the proposed healthcare reform in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) recently published a report that questions the government’s commitment to overhauling the existing policies.
Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are being encouraged to take more exercise, according to a new study by Australian researchers.
Studies are beginning to reveal that the practice of acupuncture eases some forms of back pain and new testing indicates that it may also help women suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS
A meatless diet offers benefits such as lower blood pressure, a reduced risk of heart disease and hypertension. A new paper offers revised information on how vegetarianism provides extra intake of vitamins D and K for bone health, indicating that they may help prevent osteoporosis.