Dear Bob, My child has minor health problems. How can I be sure he has the proper diet and receives the nutrition he needs? A: My bet is that your […]
In an upcoming documentary, actress Parker Posey profiles her long-fought battle with lyme disease and the holistic medical approach that eventually allowed her to become disease-free.
According to a recent survey, Sarah Palin has managed to reverse the decline in popularity that followed her resignation last summer as Alaska’s governor.
According to a new study, 15 minutes of treatment with high-flow oxygen may help alleviate cluster headaches.
President Barack Obama has nominated Mari Carmen Aponte to become the next ambassador of El Salvador, a decade after she was forced to withdrawal her name from consideration for a similar post following concerns about alleged ties to Cuba, Newsmax.com reports.
Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood shares a poem, One Solitary Life, that has never failed to deeply move him. Read on for the poem, a little about its origin and receive Merry Christmas wishes from Chip…
*Honoring a man who honors our vets. Normally I use this space to send some slings and arrows toward targets that, in my humble opinion, roundly deserve them. But on […]
The consumption of green leafy vegetables and colored fruits can increase visual performance and may prevent age-related eye disease, according to a recent study.
On the heels of a surprisingly positive national unemployment report, where the jobless rate fell for the first time in months, the state of Nebraska has announced that it will be increasing the tax levied on businesses to help replenish the dwindling unemployment insurance fund, the Associated Press (AP) reports.
A recent court decision, which says New York state cannot use eminent domain on behalf of Columbia University to help it acquire land for construction, marks a significant setback for the school’s plans to expand on the Upper West Side.
Consuming pistachios every day may help reduce the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study.
As if Americans aren’t already taxed enough, the healthcare reform bill—or Obamacare bill—being discussed by the Senate contains dozens of new taxes and creates 111 new bureaucracies.
Among the new taxes:
- a 40 percent excise tax on health coverage in excess of $8,500 (individuals)/$23,000 (families).
- an additional half percent Medicare (Hospital Insurance) tax on wages in excess of $200,000 ($250,000 for joint filers) beginning in 2013.
- an annual fee on manufacturers and importers of branded drugs beginning in 2010.
- an annual fee on manufacturers and importers of certain medical devices beginning in 2010.
- a reduction by half (to $500,000) the amount of an executive’s compensation that a health plan can deduct from its corporate income taxes beginning in 2013 and a 5 percent excise tax on cosmetic surgery and similar procedures beginning in 2010. (source: Openmarket.org)
Liquid cleansing and fasting have been an integral part of natural medicine for more than 100 years. Thousands of people have discovered restored health through fasting. Read this article to learn all the benefits of liquid fasting…
First term Democratic congressman Parker Griffith of Alabama has said he will join the GOP effective immediately in a possible bid to increase his reelection chances in 2010.
The Senate’s version of the healthcare bill took a giant step toward passage after several deals were made with moderate Democratic Senators in exchange for key votes.
The U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen has ended with a nonbinding accord that some commentators see as a symbol of "a new world order."
President Obama sent a personal letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong II that was delivered by an envoy, according to media reports. The letter was allegedly delivered when Stephen Bosworth, U.S. special envoy for North Korea, paid a visit to the country in an effort to break an impasse in dialogue.
A study published the December issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine, suggests that a pregnant woman’s exposure to microbes may protect her child from developing allergies later in life.
Where’s our Santa Claus Rally? Back in the good old 20th century we regularly had a rally in the stock market in the days leading up to Christmas. During the […]
For a young child, Santa Claus is a magical character of mythical proportions. If the child wants something special he knows all he has to do is ask Santa. Now the United States Government is playing the role of Santa and giving away presents right and left. Read this article to learn where the Santa mentality of government is leading us…
Despite much criticism from across party lines, the Senate Banking Committee voted last week to recommend Ben Bernanke’s nomination for the second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Early Monday morning, Senate Democrats voted 60-40 to end the debate on a package of healthcare reform revisions and advance the bill ahead of the final vote.