As the winter closes in and hours of sunshine grow less common, people who are concerned with their health may want to consider taking supplements that contain vitamin D.
Although conventional wisdom advises that retirement planners invest 80 percent of their money in stocks and 20 percent in bonds, recent economic events have made some question the wisdom of this plan.
A company that marketed web surveillance technology and six of its client companies are being sued by a group of customers who claim the practice violated privacy laws.
The financial events of the past year or so have not made it easy for many people to sleep easily, but retirees may be among the worst-hit groups.
Women of childbearing age, pregnant women, nursing mothers, babies and children would no longer be advised to limit their fish consumption due to mercury risks, under new draft proposals by the FDA.
The $85 billion bailout of AIG in September may have frustrated many taxpayers, but the government insisted that the move was necessary to prevent further economic turmoil.
The U.S. government is headed in "the wrong direction" by giving bailout money to various groups who have asked for it, according to Representative Ron Paul.
New statistics from a government agency reveal that Americans’ use of alternative medicine – including natural supplements – is rising.
When you are filling out your 2008 taxes, you may want to take extra care to make sure everything is accurate – because the IRS has said it will be scrutinizing returns even more carefully than in years past.
Microsoft has told European privacy advocates that it is willing to agree to hold on to web searchers’ records for a shorter period of time, as long as its competitors follow suit.
Children attending hundreds of schools across the U.S. may be breathing in air polluted with dangerous carcinogens, a new report claims.
The U.S. government is currently pulling out all the stops in order to give the economy a much-needed boost in the midst of the recession – yet some experts say there are few signs the measures are working.
Medical professionals are insistent that the flu shot is crucial for their patients – then why do only 40 percent of doctors get the shot themselves?
The salaries of chief executives at top U.S. companies continued to rise last year – even at companies that have since failed or floundered, according to new data.
It is a desperate time for U.S. automakers, who are collectively asking for tens of billions of dollars in bailout money from the government.
Federal law enforcement officials claim that the power to search travelers’ laptops without reasonable cause allows them to potentially nab terrorists, those who possess child pornography and other threats to the U.S.
Many people already take prescription drugs to help focus their minds, so why shouldn’t healthy people also be allowed to do so legally?
The number of American households facing foreclosure has risen to a record high, according to statistics from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is not adequately protecting American children from toxic chemicals in toys, according to the claims of a new lawsuit.
Civil liberties experts have warned the House Homeland Security Committee that too little oversight is given to the government’s use of personal data.
The lobbying group for the health insurance industry has said that the sector supports universal coverage and will work to improve access at reasonable cost.
Taxpayers have not been provided with clear information about how their money is being used as part of the rescue of the financial services industry, a congressional watchdog has claimed.
Food protection systems in the United States are in need of "a major overhaul" having avoided serious restructuring for more than 100 years.