Media reports have suggested President Obama is planning to lift the ban which currently prohibits HIV-positive visitors from entering the country.
A mind-body technique that produces stress reduction after just five days of practice has received a great deal of attention from scientists who are trying to understand the secret of its beneficial effect.
President Obama has reportedly obtained Russian commitment to pursue a mutual reduction of both countries’ nuclear stockpiles, in a move that could have far-reaching effects for America’s security.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates has issued an order establishing a cyber command that is supposed to protect military networks from computer attacks.
Even as Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has resigned her post, the Republicans are faced with another headache in the form of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s political future.
Alaska governor and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has announced she will step down from her job at the end of July.
High salt consumption has long been linked to cardiovascular disease, but it is only now that scientists are learning about some of the mechanisms behind the phenomenon.
Not all political representatives think government-regulated healthcare is a great idea and 19 House Democrats recently expressed some of their concerns about the proposed healthcare reform in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) recently published a report that questions the government’s commitment to overhauling the existing policies.
Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are being encouraged to take more exercise, according to a new study by Australian researchers.
Studies are beginning to reveal that the practice of acupuncture eases some forms of back pain and new testing indicates that it may also help women suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS
A meatless diet offers benefits such as lower blood pressure, a reduced risk of heart disease and hypertension. A new paper offers revised information on how vegetarianism provides extra intake of vitamins D and K for bone health, indicating that they may help prevent osteoporosis.
Al Franken became Minnesota’s new Democratic senator yesterday after last November’s extremely close election result, and media sources report that Franken was initially ahead by only 312 votes.
Cancer patients may soon have a new treatment option to choose from if ongoing studies prove the usefulness of light therapy technology in treating breast cancer.
A new Harris Interactive poll has suggested the initial excitement at Americas new president seems to be wearing off and people are starting to express discontent.
Democratic Congressman John Coyers’ wife, Monica, has handed in her letter of resignation from Detroits City Council amid corruption allegations.
Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s nominee to be the next Supreme Court justice, has found her opinion overruled today on the constitutionality of a New Haven job discrimination case.
Scientists have proposed a model that attempts to explain the long-established empirical link between vitamin D deficiency and a higher cancer risk.
Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) has expressed concerns about the election of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels as the new president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors due to his anti-gun stance.
Lawmakers have introduced a draft law that would prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
A new report from the Federal Trade Commission has said "authorized generics" lead to pharmaceutical companies striking deals at the expense of patients.
The White House has announced a deal reached over the weekend with pharmaceutical companies that will lead to lower medication costs for the elderly and the disabled.
In order to avoid a lawsuit, the Washington DC government has issued new regulations that expand the number of models of handguns that residents can own.