Archive for September, 2009
According to new research, those whose diet is rich in fruits and vegetables may end up with healthier kidneys and lower their risk of developing kidney stones.
It may not be the most exciting financial arrangement to consider, but the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) says everyone who has dependents, owns a business or property should make end-of-life plans to facilitate inheritance and succession.
Earlier this month the Senate voted to permit Amtrak passengers to carry handguns in their luggage, and one gun rights proponent has hailed it as a sign that the tide is turning against those who would like more restrictive laws.
There are many things wrong with public education in this country, as we all know. But one thing that’s almost never mentioned is how little young people today learn about many of the heroes we were taught to admire. f you want to see evidence of this, play a word-association game with any teenager you know. Ask them to tell you about John Paul Jones, the Bonhomme Richard, or the phrase, “Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!” You’ll be sorely disappointed with the answers.
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores are falling but one thing in America is rising—the number of lawyers. More and more lawyers are in prominent places of government—including the presidency. Is this trend behind government inefficiency and expansion? Read this article to get the answer and learn how you can profit from it…
Nutrition experts are saying the modern Western diet has changed the balance of omega-6 fatty acids (w6) and omega-3 fatty acids (w3) – with adverse health consequences – and they are looking into ways of restoring that balance.
With the beginning of the fall season bears are becoming more active in some parts of the country, and those who plan to spend time outdoors may want to keep in mind a few tips on how to behave if they encounter the large animal.
Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels has been trying to ban legally-carried firearms in city Parks and Recreations Department facilities, and the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has vowed to sue him if he proceeds.
Given the social impact of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as the interest in natural ways of preventing and treating the condition, scientists have announced they created a new antioxidant supplement that may slow its progress and the associated vision loss.
According to a new Gallup survey, non-qualified annuities significantly increase the retirement security of middle-class Americans, and those whose portfolios include them have expressed greater financial confidence during the current recession.