The Department of Homeland Security’s Annual Performance Report suggests that out of 8,607 miles of America’s land borders, the government effectively controls only 894 miles, which is a bit more than 10 percent.
A recent study has shed new light on the link between high cholesterol levels and osteoporosis, and described the role the immune system plays in bone loss.
Switching from butter and other saturated fat sources to polyunsaturated fats in the diet may help diabetics reduce their body fat, according to a new study.
Using an alternative treatment has been found to greatly improve symptoms for children dealing with functional abdominal pain.
The Senate Finance Committee voted 14-9 on Tuesday to pass its $829 billion healthcare reform proposal, clearing the way for a debate in the full House and Senate.
A new Rasmussen poll has found only 39 percent of Americans believe the country needs stricter gun laws, according to the Citizen’s Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).
An African plant with highly regarded medicinal properties has been threatened with extinction, but researchers around the globe are coming together to preserve its unique compounds for natural medicine.
Compounds found in abundance in grape seeds and red wine have been known to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, and new studies are seeking ways to enhance the value of their delivery.
A new survey released by Bankrate, a network of companies providing information about personal finance, has shown a majority of working Americans plan to stay on the job as long as they can during retirement age.
In the final days before the Senate Finance Committee’s vote on its healthcare reform proposal, the group America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has issued a report saying insurance premiums will increase if the proposal is passed.