According to research presented at a recent American Heart Association conference, premenopausal women who have insufficient vitamin D levels have an elevated risk of developing high blood pressure.
As the battle over healthcare reform moves to the upper chamber of Congress, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), a group that opposes any tax increases, has called on Democratic Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska to oppose a bill that would raise the fiscal burden on American citizens.
According to a study by Japanese researchers, green tea consumption may reduce a woman’s risk of developing stomach cancer.
This month’s fatal shooting at Fort Hood military base in Texas has once again exposed deep divisions between supporters and opponents of gun control laws.
The House of Representatives passed its version of the healthcare reform bill in early November, and as the battle moves to the Senate some legislators have threatened to withdraw support if the language of the abortion amendment remains unchanged.
As the 100th member of the U.S. House of Representatives recently signed on to the Fair Elections Now Act (H.R.1826.), the Fair Elections Now Coalition has called for an urgent passage of the bill.
Bob McDonnell won the gubernatorial race in Virginia on Nov. 3, raising concerns among some state residents about the future of its gun laws.
In a closely watched ballot on Nov. 3, voters in Maine rejected the law legalizing gay marriage that had been signed by Governor John Baldacci on May 6.
According to new research, enriching one’s diet in folate—also known as folic acid or vitamin B9—may reduce the odds of developing colorectal cancer in women.
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed the Clean Energy Jobs for American Power Act on Nov. 5th in a vote that its Republican members all but boycotted.