Rats that ate a diet supplemented with oil extracted from the seeds of the Sterculia foetida tree not only lost belly fat but exhibited a decreased chance of developing diabetes, according to researchers at the University of Missouri.
While it’s long been known that diets rich in leafy greens may lead to better health, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have explained what exactly the nitric oxide (NO) contained within the vegetables does for the body.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed a bill that makes it a Class 3 felony to abort a fetus because of its sex or race.
When compared to the nutritional and antioxidant content of pistachios, peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamia nuts and pecans, walnuts came out on top as the most nutrient-dense of them all.
A Federal court will likely determine how far employers must go to accommodate the religious practices of their staff members.
Although it’s far too early to name a front-runner in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination, business tycoon and TV reality star Donald Trump is holding his own.
Victims and surviving family members of the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, Ariz., have endorsed legislation that would require instant background checks for all gun sales in the United States.
It may sound like a broken record to many Americans, but Congress is approaching yet another deadline to prevent a government shutdown. Lawmakers have until April 8 to approve a spending budget.
Popular DVD rental service Netflix has been accused of violating a Federal law that prohibits retailers from disclosing rental and sales records.
President Barack Obama sought to answer some of his critics in a national address regarding the conflict in Libya, yet his speech may have raised more questions than answers.