Archive for April, 2010
Researchers say drinking two or more sweetened soft drinks each week may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.According to Reuters, the study that appears in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found that individuals who drank two or more non-diet sodas each week had an 87 percent higher risk of being among those who got pancreatic cancer.
Routine visits to the dentist can help prevent avoidable health problems, such as tooth decay, infection and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, approximately one in 20 people suffer from severe anxiety regarding dental procedures and often postpone visits to their provider.
The focus of the nation’s attention may have been on healthcare reform in recent weeks, but on the heels of that legislative victory the Democrats are now planning to push through sweeping financial system regulations.
President Obama appointed 15 nominees to administrative posts on Saturday without Senate confirmation. The list of appointees included Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a highly controversial choice that has spurred the anger of the GOP, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and many other business groups.
When a little-known (outside of Alaska) governor was announced as John McCain’s running mate Aug. 29, 2008, the Republican Party’s base was electrified and the elites of both the Democrat and Republican parties were mortified.
Five days later Sarah Palin gave her speech to the Republican National Convention and she demonstrated that she was going to be a force to be reckoned with in conservative politics for years to come—a force that the elites will forever fail to understand.
Palin opens Going Rogue: An American Life at the Alaska State Fair in August 2008. She was there with her daughters and infant son Trig—not with an entourage and a host of bodyguards—but with her family, watching her children and their friends ride the rides. Whereas politicians attend those events to shake hands and be seen, Palin was busy keeping up with her kids and buying concessions, like millions of Americans do every year.
But it was at the fair that her life forever changed. For it was there she received the call from McCain that would rock the political establishment.