With unemployment often comes feelings of stress, and this can be even more pronounced around the holiday season when the pressure to spend on gifts, dinners and parties becomes greater when compared to the rest of the year.
The United States Treasury reports that the Federal debt has exceeded $13.9 trillion, which comes dangerously close to the statutory ceiling of $14.29 trillion set by Congress and approved by President Barack Obama last February.
In the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal, Americans are divided about the extent of protection granted by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
In an effort to pinpoint — and help alleviate — risk factors for chronic conditions, scientists around the world are conducting intense studies on lifestyle characteristics that may make people prone to develop certain diseases.
New Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) received the gavel from Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and Republicans assumed majority of the House of Representatives on Jan. 5 as the 112th Congressional session commenced on Capitol Hill.
The majority of employers in the United States expect that healthcare reform will increase their insurance costs, and nearly one in every four organizations is considering dropping employee benefits to reduce expenses.
On NBC’s Meet the Press on Jan. 2, two Republican Senators weighed in on potential GOP candidates for the 2012 presidential race.
Despite sweeping victories for the GOP in last November’s midterm elections, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele is fending off harsh criticism from all angles.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 5 percent of people between the ages of 65 and 74 have Alzheimer’s disease, and about half of the population over 85 suffers from the condition.
Falls are a serious threat to the lives, health and independence of elderly individuals. According to a Federal task force, between 30 and 40 percent of people who are 65 years or older fall at least once per year.