At the end of the summit of North American leaders, President Obama vowed to have an immigration bill proposal ready by the end of 2009.
A new study has found a combination of supplements containing vitamin D3 and curcumin, a compound found in turmeric, may help shield the brain from the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease.
In the latest example of a high-profile Republican resigning from public office, Senator Mel Martinez from Florida has announced he will step down some 17 months before the end of his term.
The son of the Republican Congressman from Texas Ron Paul has announced he will be seeking a Senate seat from Kentucky.
Following growing evidence of health benefits associated with vitamin D, the Osteoporosis Foundation has conducted a study that found a deficiency in the vitamin is common around the world.
After this week’s deadly shooting at a fitness center in Pittsburgh, anti-gun activists are seizing the opportunity to call for restrictions on carrying hidden or loaded guns in public.
With 31 Republicans saying "nay," the U.S. Senate confirmed Sonia Sotomayor to be the next Supreme Court Justice last week.
New research suggests those who have higher levels of vitamin D while embarking on a low-calorie diet may be more successful in losing weight.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against a couple who it alleges run a fraud scheme offering asset protection overseas.
As health experts expect the H1N1 flu outbreak to intensify in the fall, Consumer Reports has put together guidelines to help Americans protect themselves from the potentially fatal disease.
Those whose diet includes regularly consumed oily fish may improve their cognitive skills and protect themselves from memory problems as they age, according to a new study.
A new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) has found that the median asset levels in retirement accounts dropped at least 15 percent since the end of 2007 as a result of the economic downturn.
A CNN personality has been in trouble for providing a forum for those who believe President Obama was not born in the U.S. and is ineligible to hold the nation’s highest office.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner caused an uproar last weekend when he declined to explicitly rule out increasing taxes to help patch the nearly $1 trillion federal budget hole.
New research suggests obese cancer patients tend to have lower levels of vitamin D, and doctors should take the weight status of such patients into consideration when establishing their vitamin D supplementation needs.
According to new reports from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), the illegal immigrant population is declining but the unauthorized border crossings that still take place in large numbers are having a profoundly negative environmental impact.
Scientists believe that properly planned and executed vegetarian diets can cover nutritional needs and moreover protect against chronic diseases.
As Congress heads off for summer recess, after having failed to debate the healthcare proposal, a new poll has found Americans are increasingly concerned about its final shape.
After a better-than-expected housing report, new economic data suggest the pace of the general economic decline has slowed substantially in the second quarter of 2009.
New research has provided more reasons for those who combat depression to seek help, such as alternative medical treatments, because it has shown that depressed individuals are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
Sunny summer days present particular danger to the eyes, but one expert says simple and effective steps can prevent bigger problems later in life.
Right-wing pundit and Fox News talk show host Bill O’Reilly is to be a guest of honor during an upcoming event sponsored by FRC Action, the legislative lobbying outfit of Family Research Council.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which are designed to promote heart health and reduce risk of chronic diseases, have been validated by a new study.