The Justice Department has asked a federal court to allow the IRS to obtain information about taxpayers who use offshore accounts, and Swiss banks have announced they will be scaling down their discreet banking services.
According to a new study, chronic pain may be associated with inadequate levels of vitamin D.
According to the April issue of the Journal of Nutrition, soy products play an important role in promoting heart and bone health.
The Department of Justice released four previously undisclosed Office of Legal Counsel opinions yesterday that were issued to the CIA in 2002 and 2005 to guide the treatment of prisoners apprehended in connection with the war on terrorism.
On the second anniversary of Virginia Tech shooting yesterday, students and advocates rallied at State Capitol in Austin, Texas, to call for a ban on guns on America’s campuses.
A study has found that people who took a nutritional supplement called Factor D had a lower gastric cancer rate for at least 10 years after they ceased taking it.
Given the recent spate of deadly shootings from coast to coast, some have found it surprising that American’s preference for stricter gun control laws has been declining.
The 19th annual Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) has found that many people expect to work longer as hopes for a comfortable retirement are fading.
Before reaching for antihistamine drugs to relieve the sneezing and the watery eyes, it may be worth considering so some natural options that can minimize the unpleasant symptoms as the allergy season gets underway in parts of the country.
Taiwanese scientists have discovered that a component found in soybeans may be useful in promoting better health during menopause.
Conservatives from coast to coast are expressing their dissatisfaction with the course of Obama’s economic policies.
The administration’s announcement regarding planned immigration reform is pitting supporters and critics once again in a debate about the impact of an amnesty on American economy and the job market.
President Obama has announced he would lift restrictions on Cuban-Americans’ travel and transfer of remittances to the island, a move that has attracted both praise and criticism.
New research suggests that gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders that do not respond to conventional therapies may be successfully treated with herbal medicines.
After last week’s earthquake which devastated central Italy, it may be a good idea to review basic survival procedures associated with this type of natural disaster.
New research has demonstrated that acupressure wristbands relieve nausea associated with radiation treatment in a significant number of cancer patients.
In an effort to prepare for an avian flu epidemic, the FDA announced it has cleared a new, more rapid test for avian influenza A virus.
A total of six studies conducted during the past year have shown evidence of the beneficial impact of apple consumption on risk of breast cancer.
As economic uncertainty continues and government spending skyrockets, some experts have offered advice on how best to prepare for what they see as an inevitable rise in inflation.
Bacterium known as Helicobacter Pylori is a major cause of stomach ulcers which may cause stomach cancer, but new research has found compounds in broccoli sprouts may act to kill the germ.
Doctors increasingly believe that children can benefit from safe and effective complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies.
The National Center for Public Policy Research has accused U.S. lawmakers of holding one-sided hearings on the consequences of the California drought.
As the deadline for filing income tax returns approaches, an organization dedicated to promoting a fairer tax system has said the present tax law confuses taxpayers and damages the economy.