Recent estimates have indicated that the costs associated with treating conditions related to the obesity epidemic are putting a significant strain on the healthcare system. Obesity causes a person’s health to deteriorate in a range of ways, resulting in the need for significant treatment.
The decision to drop a case against the New Black Panther Party involved Department of Justice (DOJ) officials appointed by President Barack Obama, according to documents released by a public interest group.
Significant public attention has been focused on the proposed Islamic Center in New York and its implications for the freedom of religion. However, another First Amendment conflict has been brewing all this time which may also shape the role of government in regulating religious organizations.
Many Americans are looking for ways to preserve their assets to ensure a comfortable living when they retire, and despite a bad economy there are still many options to achieve this.
The United States Senate voted to block discussion of the 2011 defense authorization bill on Tuesday, effectively halting the passing of the DREAM Act, which would have created a new route to citizenship for certain illegal immigrants, and the repeal of the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy.
Millions of dollars are spent each year on fertility treatments. Countless couples have sought complicated medical procedures to help them increase their ability to conceive. However, the results of a new study indicate that increasing consumption of antioxidants may be a simple, inexpensive way to help these couples conceive.
The General Assembly of the United Nations is convening for its annual session in New York City this week, welcoming representatives from its 192 member nations to deliberate global issues.
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who lost the GOP nomination to Tea Party-backed Joe Miller, decided to run as a write-in candidate in the upcoming midterm elections, saying she wanted to give voters more options. However, her choice has not been welcomed by many conservatives.
Millions of dollars are spent each year fighting kidney disease, often with little success. However, the results of a new study suggest that limiting the amount of processed foods consumed may be an important part of reducing the risk of poor kidney health.
Due to persistent economic weakness — which has spurred fears of a jobless recovery or even a double-dip recession — many investors seem to be looking for safety in assets that are more stable over time than stocks.