Dear Bob, I am writing you a long overdue letter. I used to suffer from psoriatric arthritis in my hands and knuckle joints. My fingers were so swollen they looked […]
The American Heart Association (AHA) advises that fish can be an excellent source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Now, a new study reveals that the way a fish is prepared can affect how many of these good fats an individual consumes.
Two senators have introduced legislation that would double nuclear energy output in the U.S. over the next 20 years. Democratic Senator Jim Webb of Virginia and Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee unveiled the $20 billion Clean Energy Act of 2009, which hopes to create advances in nuclear technology and other clean technologies, while lowering carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases.
Recent animal-based studies indicated that flaxseed oil may be beneficial in reducing the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.
Two millennia ago, three wise men arrived in Bethlehem bearing gifts for the Christ Child. A famous Christmas carol celebrates how Caspar, Balthazar and Melchior brought with them the most valuable items of their day—gold, frankincense and myrrh. Frankincense and myrrh are not as rare or valued now as they were then, but gold has held its value. Read this article and get gift ideas that will have lasting value…
After failing to block the debate on the Senate healthcare reform legislation, the Republicans have singled out three Democrats who they say betrayed their principles and electoral pledges by voting to break the filibuster.
The Senate voted along party lines 60-39 to open debate on the Senate healthcare reform bill, but after scoring that victory the Democrats are admitting they will have to compromise in order to gather enough votes to pass the legislation.
*Are you a racist? According to Jesse Jackson, if you oppose Obama’s plan for socialized medicine in the United States, you are. And you’re a racist even if you’re black! Yes, incredible as it may seem, the premier race-baiter in America, the so-called “Reverend” Jesse Jackson, told a crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation that “You can’t vote against healthcare and call yourself a black man.” His remarks were aimed at Rep. Artur Davis, a black congressman from Alabama who voted against the measure. Good for you, Artur. Please stand up to that loud-mouthed bully.
*Are you an American?Here’s an amazing quote from an Associated Press (AP) story…
The holidays can be a stressful time for many, and some combat these unpleasant feelings by overindulging. However, one possible solution may be to try aromatherapy and essential oils before gathering around the buffet table.
Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood recently interviewed Texas Congressman Ron Paul about Paul’s efforts to audit the Federal Reserve, and about his book, End the Fed. Keep reading to see what Paul had to say and whether his bill has a chance of being passed by the current Congress…
A recent study conducted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology suggests that overly strenuous and frequent physical exercise may reduce a woman’s fertility.
Americans United for Life Action (AULA), a national anti-abortion group, has recently stated that it will vigorously fight the Senate healthcare bill, which was moved to debate by last Saturday’s vote.
The early experiment in Socialism by the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, failed. But the free market capitalist system that followed succeeded. Yet today in America, 85 percent of all taxes are paid by 25 percent of the country’s earners. Read this article to learn why Socialism wasn’t sustainable in the 1600s, and why it’s not now…
According to a new study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, the consumption of green tea may help protect the liver from hepatic fibrosis, one of the leading causes of cirrhosis.
It may be a good idea to cut out processed foods from your diet as a new study finds that a diet high in fructose increases the risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure.
As commander of the various militias during the Revolutionary War, General George Washington served his country without compensation, save for an allowance for certain expenses he incurred. He did this voluntarily, and gladly.
When his duties on the field of battle were over he would have been content to retire to his farm at Mt. Vernon, Va. But his countrymen called upon him to continue his service for eight more years.
On Thursday, April 30, 1789, Washington was sworn in as the nation’s first president. After taking the oath of office…
While gravy and mashed potatoes do not form part of a healthy diet, researchers say vegetables that traditionally appear on American tables in the fall, such as pumpkin and squash, contain a variety of health-promoting compounds.
Federal prosecutors in New York recently took over four mosques and a skyscraper owned by a Muslim organization accused of terrorist ties, but the action has drawn heavy criticism from Islamic advocates.
President Barack Obama’s proclamations about reducing the United State’s dependency on foreign oil reveal either a naïveté or a striking amount of dishonesty. With U.S. production waning and viable renewable fuel technologies still years away, the U.S. is going to have to look for new sources of oil. Read this article to learn where the country may turn…
Weill Cornell Medical College has received a $2.5 million grant from the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board to investigate the impact of a naturally-occurring substance in helping prevent paralysis following an injury.
On Nov. 17 the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform announced the approval of the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2009 which will make employment benefits available to the same-sex domestic partners of federal employees.
As natural therapies go, this one may be a bit unorthodox, but scientists believe a compound found in scorpion venom combined with nanoparticles may become a new health resource for those suffering from brain cancer.
Last week, former vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin launched a book tour for Going Rogue: An American Life in which she heavily criticized the 2008 Republican campaign. However, Senator John McCain, who faced Barack Obama in that election, spoke out to defend his team.