By adopting universal healthcare, America risks turning into a "nanny state" that controls how its citizens behave and what they consume, a doctor cautions.
President-elect Barack Obama has made it clear that he believes government intervention is the best way to help the country overcome its current economic challenges.
Americans are being placed at risk by the misconduct of managers within the Food and Drug Administration, according to a letter penned by a group of scientists that was sent to the Obama transition team.
The current financial crisis was completely unforeseen by the Bush administration, according to vice president Dick Cheney.
Senator Dianne Feinstein of California has introduced a bill that aims to protect people’s privacy and prevent ID theft by protecting Social Security numbers.
Pharmaceutical and medical device companies who want to protect themselves against litigation can now take a course offered by a former U.S. prosecutor.
RFID technology is being implemented without proper oversight or control, according to Washington representative Jeff Morris.
The move to increase the security standards on state-issued drivers’ licenses and identification cards is hitting numerous roadblocks, according to a report by Newsmax.
It may boggle the mind, but the adult entertainment industry has become the latest sector to ask the government for money to stay afloat.
New reports about a Beijing woman who died of avian influenza may raise fresh fears about a possible resurgence of the disease, which peaked in 2006.
Worries about the safety of prescription drugs have played a part in reducing customer demand for medications, according to a new report.
As Americans change their driving habits, the federal government has seen a shortfall in the revenue collected from fuel taxes.
The UK’s Home Office has approved new powers for the police and M15 that would allow them to hack into private computers without a warrant.
President-elect Barack Obama is reportedly considering giving Americans a $300 billion tax cut to help boost the flagging economy.
As a number of states look at ways to increase revenue, Oregon is looking at an unusual measure: taxing the number of miles driven rather than increasing the gas tax.
As the Bush administration enters its last weeks in office, Vice President Dick Cheney has been defending decisions made while he has been in the White House.
The difficulty of balancing privacy issues with the need to protect the public has been highlighted by a new Georgia law.
Can economic recovery be achieved while the government is attempting to enact social and economic changes?
Fosamax, which is commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis, may raise a person’s risk of developing cancer of the esophagus, according to an FDA warning.
It is easy to think of 2008 as a terrible year for your finances, but there is a silver lining – lessons learned.
Governor Janet Napolitano will soon be stepping into a lead role with the Homeland Security Department, which has caused various civil liberties groups to examine her previous record on the balance between privacy and security.
Ahead of the finalization of President-elect Barack Obama’s proposed economic stimulus bill, a number of groups have been lobbying for a share of the money.
A diet high in inorganic phosphates – commonly found in processed food – can contribute to the risk of lung cancer among those already predisposed, as well as accelerating tumor growth, new research suggests.