Individuals who are suffering from high blood pressure may want to consider supplementing their diet with a moderate amount of nuts, according to a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
After the Tax Day protests died down, members of the Tea Party movement took stock of the rallies nationwide and reported that more than 2 million people attended them.
The controversial new Arizona immigration law and the proposal that was presented in the United States Congress in response may have stirred a lot of emotions on both sides of the issue, but Americans seem to agree on at least some aspects of immigration.
Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) spoke on the Senate floor recently in support of industrial hemp growers’ declaration that May 17-23 be celebrated as Hemp History Week.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) said on Monday that high-speed automatic trading programs—which use mathematical models to buy and sell stocks in milliseconds—may have been responsible for the April 6 financial meltdown, when the market crashed nearly 1,000 points in just a few minutes.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has released new vitamin D recommendations for older adults who are at a high risk of low bone mass, poor muscle development and osteoporotic fractures.
Despite conservative criticism that she has no practical experience as a judge, President Obama nominated current Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday.
In an effort to boycott Arizona’s new immigration law, the Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved sanctions May 12 that will bar the city from conducting business with the Grand Canyon State.
The strength and influence of the Tea Party movement was on display again last weekend, when GOP delegates in Utah voted incumbent Senator Robert Bennett out of the party. Bennett, who came in third in the vote, lost to two candidates put forward by the Tea Party movement who will now vie for the Republican nomination.
According a new study published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, a person’s body receives the greatest benefit from a vitamin D supplement when it is taken with the largest meal of the day.