Results of a recent study suggest that older adults may be able to significantly reduce their risk of developing pneumonia by maintaining adequate blood levels of zinc.
In the latest gun rights-related lawsuit, three residents and a gun range designer, Action Target, have taken on the city of Chicago over the law banning shooting ranges within municipal boundaries.
Just days after a lower court gave the green light for gay marriage ceremonies to resume in California, the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco has imposed a stay pending a review of the ruling that overturned Proposition 8.
In an effort to highlight the milestones of American history and offer a new perspective on those events as well as current political initiatives, the National Archives and Records Administration has launched a project to share information about documents that are relevant to national holidays, anniversaries and other events.
Last weekend, President Obama stirred new controversy over the proposed Islamic center near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York by saying that he supported Muslims’ right to build a mosque there.
Although she led the GOP pack for a long time, and arguably gets more media attention than her rivals, Sarah Palin’s popularity as a potential White House occupant may be waning.
Over the last few years a myriad of studies have suggested that vitamin D supplements can help individuals stave off certain medical conditions, including osteoporosis, heart disease and various cancers. New research has also indicated that a shockingly high percentage of Americans have insufficient serum levels of the nutrient.
Former President Bill Clinton made an appearance last week at a Pennsylvania-area high school to lend his support to Democratic Senate nominee Joe Sestak—the same man that he allegedly asked to drop out of the state’s primary election to make way for incumbent Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.).
Gun rights proponents in Illinois have expressed a concern after reports suggested that Governor Pat Quinn, who is up for reelection in the fall, may be pushing for a referendum to ban a variety of hunting and target firearms this November.
Older individuals may be able to lower their risk of developing dementia by improving their diet and by taking steps to avoid diabetes and depression, according to a new study published in the August issue of the British Medical Journal.