A study that was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that being either underweight, overweight or obese greatly increases chances of death in Asian people.
In a study of about 50 people with diabetes who experienced subsequent kidney problems, many felt surprised and regretful that they had not been adequately educated about the risks of renal failure or malfunction when they were diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an anti-gay church in Kansas that was sued for protesting the funeral of a United States Marine. The nation’s highest court upheld a Federal appeals court decision, which stated that the protesters were protected by the 1st Amendment’s freedom of speech clause.
In another sign that the United States economy is on the mend, the Labor Department has revealed that the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent in February, which is the lowest reading since April of 2009.
A majority of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of major political issues, which may not bode well for his re-election efforts in 2012.
Federal lawmakers have averted a government shutdown, at least for another two weeks. President Barack Obama signed a continuing budget on March 2 after the Senate approved the measure 91-9.
Some critics have accused President Barack Obama of responding too slowly and cautiously to the unrest in Libya, where hundreds of people have allegedly been killed because the country’s dictator refuses to relinquish his power.
The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is encouraging people to consume a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables as part of its Eat Right With Color campaign since March is National Nutrition Month.
Liberals across the United States are up in arms about several State proposals that would limit collective bargaining rights for public worker unions. Legislation has been filed, and protested, in Ohio, Tennessee, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas and Indiana.
President Barack Obama has pledged his support for a bipartisan bill that would grant States more flexibility in implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.