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As the country gets ready to set the clocks back one hour on November 1, it may be worth remembering that wintertime brings with it a danger of disasters in certain parts of the country for which Americans should be prepared.
As the fallout from the refusal by a New Orleans official to marry a interracial couple continues, the issue of the extent to which the state has the right to intervene in individuals’ freedom to marry a person of their choice is again gaining center stage.
In a significant departure from the policy of the George W. Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder has instructed federal prosecutors to stop prosecuting those who use marijuana for medical purposes in the 13 states where it is legal.
Extracts of ginkgo biloba are a popular natural supplement believed to enhance memory, but according to a new study it may also be beneficial against a common type of pain that is difficult to treat.
Demonstrating how vulnerable Americans’ personal data is to a breach, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a settlement with ChoicePoint, one of the largest data brokers in the U.S., stemming from charges that the company failed to implement a comprehensive information security program protecting consumers’ information.
With the debate about the shape of the healthcare reform provoking cross-partisan divisions, it may be interesting to note a recent study from Consumer Watchdog which found that industry lobbyists have hosted at least 130 fundraisers for lawmakers thus far in 2009.
It is widely known that consumption of vegetables has numerous health benefits, and a new study has found a link that may explain why they also appear to contribute to lower blood pressure.
Media reports suggest Democrats in Congress are preparing to invoke special rules that require only a simple majority vote to push through upcoming education and healthcare reform bills.
The extract from North American lowbush blueberries biotransformed with bacteria from the skin of the fruit has shown promising results in tests against obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research.
Searching for the best dose of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid, researchers from France have established that 200 mg per day is sufficient to boost heart health in men.