Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has accused Republican lawmakers of "playing with fire" by threatening not to pass a budget or raise the debt ceiling unless deep spending cuts are made. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that the GOP will not allow the United States to default on its loans, but he does expect President Barack Obama to "cut up the credit cards" if his chamber is going to raise the debt limit.
A study conducted at the University of Navarra and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University followed more than 12,000 people for six years and found that a diet high in trans fats correlates with a nearly 50 percent increased chance of developing depression.
More than half the American population is said to suffer some form of chronic pain. This pain interferes with quality of life by affecting sleep, emotional states and ability to work. In fact, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report that pain is the single most common reason that Americans seek medical attention. Read this article to learn about an ancient pain remedy…
Keeping your skin nourished during cold weather can be tough, but you should resist the urge to take hot showers or baths, said Alan Menter, M.D., of Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
The Middle East is once again shrouded in the abaya of upheaval. Given the Byzantine nature of Middle Eastern politics, it’s difficult to predict whether the region will emerge from the current disarray with an improved push toward freedom, or a reactionary plunge toward Islamic fundamentalism.
Although the GOP has amassed a laundry list of complaints regarding President Barack Obama’s job performance, Republican leaders have praised the White House for its cautious approach to the growing unrest in Egypt.
A recent motion by the New Jersey Attorney General (AG) to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges the state’s handgun carry laws has raised the ire of the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF).
House Democrats have introduced a bill that would charge Americans $100 to obtain a copy of President Barack Obama’s birth records.