With a struggling healthcare system and millions of uninsured citizens, unconventional medicine centers are seeing an influx of patients.
As stock markets sink following the signing of the economic stimulus package, precious metals are seeing the highest prices in many months.
Scientists have added another item to the long list of vitamin supplements’ benefits – they may also prevent noise-induced hearing damage.
As the stock market collapse eroded employee pension funds, a consultancy is predicting that the level of contributions will double in 2009.
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that one of its computers was illegally accessed and employee identity information was stolen.
Green groups from around the world have sent a message to the new administration that it should support international efforts to regulate mercury emissions.
State senators are debating a ban on artificial food coloring which some say is linked to attention deficit disorder in children.
An organization which monitors health policies and advocates the freedom of choice in healthcare has issued a statement criticizing the stimulus package for allowing space for privacy breaches.
A new study has suggested that reliance on fish oil replacements may help reduce the farmed fish industry’s dependence on resources from the wild.
A non-profit organization dedicated to the natural products industry has disputed the results of a study measuring the efficacy of multivitamins in cancer prevention.
In what may be seen as more evidence of the American healthcare system’s failures, a newly released study has shown that some senior citizens are forced to forgo prescription medications due to high costs.
Reacting to a recent slew of news about toxic compounds causing heath problems, a nonprofit organization has appealed to the government for more stringent regulations.
Scientists have observed that dry beans have a potential to reduce the risk of mammary cancer.
Despite government claims that electronic passports take security to a new level, a researcher has proven their protection mechanisms are easy to break.
A new study sheds light on the role of dietary supplements in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease who require dialysis.
A coalition of human rights groups has written to President Obama to request access to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
President Obama came to power promising to reform the ailing healthcare system, and proponents of alternative medicine call on his administration to treat their industry on par with traditional medicine.
The stimulus plan’s health IT provisions include new regulations regarding privacy protection, but the debate about their merits is far from over.
As the aftermath of the Bernie Madoff scandal reverberates throughout the economy, an analyst has testified that his warnings over the years were ignored by the government’s securities watchdog agency.
In yet another example of serious oversight, advocacy groups have revealed that the health industry watchdog is failing to act on information about cosmetics containing lead.
Calcium supplements help menopausal women avoid osteoporosis, but a newly published paper shows that they have significant benefits in pregnant women as well.
As the financial crisis shows no signs of easing, a new study has found that more Americans are planning to delay retirement for up to five years.
President Obama campaigned on the platform of healthcare reform, but his plans to computerize medical records are facing opposition from some privacy advocates.