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.
As the financial landscape of the U.S. changes, people may be looking around for different strategies to protect their wealth.
The system of drug approvals that ensures new medications get placed on the market as quickly as possible may be compromising people’s safety, it has been suggested.
A therapy based on traditional Buddhist meditation may be more effective than conventional drugs for treating depression, a new study suggests.
Barack Obama won the November presidential election with questions still lingering for many about whether his tax proposals would actually benefit the average American – particularly as the economy sinks into a recession.
There’s no doubt that obesity is an American health epidemic that is connected to a rise in diabetes, heart disease and other serious conditions.
Every 53 seconds a laptop is stolen, according to technology research and advisory firm Gartner, while up to 12,000 laptops are lost in U.S. airports each week.
The price of gold could rise as high as $2,000 per ounce in 2009.
Drug trials submitted to the Food and Drug Administration may differ from the versions that are published, suggesting that healthcare professionals may be reading biased data, new research has found.
Traces of the toxic chemical melamine have been discovered in samples of U.S. baby formula, the Food and Drug Administration has admitted.
The majority of Americans believe that automakers do not deserve to receive government funds, according to the results of a new survey.
As a regular precaution against breast cancer, women are advised to undergo regular mammograms – but what if some tumors naturally disappeared on their own?
First, it was the financial industry requesting federal funds. Next, automakers said they needed a bailout, too. And now, the housing sector is apparently gearing up to ask the government for a $250 billion rescue package.
Those who hoped that the rising value of their property would help see them through their golden years may have already started re-evaluating – now, new figures show the slide in house prices is continuing.
New radio frequency identification (RFID) technology that is able to read information about travelers who are crossing borders has raised concerns among privacy advocates.
During the recent hard-fought presidential campaign, Barack Obama repeatedly promised that he would put an end to tax cuts for wealthy Americans that had been put in place by President Bush.
An additional $20 billion of taxpayer money is set to be given to Citigroup in an effort to prevent the banking giant from collapsing.
Kansas attorney general Steve Six has said that 17 pharmaceutical companies will be added to an existing lawsuit that claims firms illegally inflated drug costs at the expense of the state’s Medicaid program.
The number of people newly registering for unemployment benefits reached its highest level in the past 16 years last week, according to figures from the Labor Department.
As the economic downturn continues to challenge the savings plans of millions of retirees, the government is considering changing the rules governing retirement account withdrawals.