Over the objections of all but one Republican, the House of Representatives passed the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 which replaces the current Medicare physician payment formula with a new system.
Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s meeting which took place earlier this month have been released and they suggest that the Federal Reserve believes the effects of the recession will be felt well into 2012, although it has trimmed its unemployment forecast.
In the wake of Maine’s recent repeal of same-sex marriage laws, legislatures in New York and New Jersey have stalled on the issue, and the long expected votes to legalize gay marriage in both states have been postponed.
Republican State Senator Bill Seitz of Cincinnati recently condemned the nation’s largest state-run injured worker insurance program due to a loophole in the legislation that allows illegal aliens to collect benefits, the Associated Press (AP) reports.
Former CNN host Lou Dobbs, whose abrupt resignation earlier this month sent shockwaves throughout the media world, further fueled speculation of a potential career in politics last week.
A new study reveals that if men want to decrease their stroke risk, they would benefit from a few intense workout sessions each week.
If the holidays have you a little stressed out, new reports indicate that crystal therapy might be a good alternative treatment. This natural therapy may have a wide range of benefits, from aiding relaxation to being an alternative healing therapy.
As the holidays approach, some people worry about how they can best stick to their diets. With so much temptation around, you might be looking for a little extra help on how to keep your waistline.
Former Vice-President Dick Cheney heavily criticized the Obama administration and Attorney General Eric Holder last week over their handling of the five alleged 9/11 conspirators who are set to be tried in a civilian court in New York City, according to Newsmax.com.
Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest business lobby group in the country, urged the Obama administration to advance three free trade agreements that have been pending since the president took office earlier this year, Reuters reports.