Officials have ordered 140,000 people in northeastern Japan to remain indoors after it was discovered that dangerous levels of radiation had leaked from a damaged nuclear power plant.
Research that was recently published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences suggests that senior citizens with active social lives may improve their chances of staying strong and mobile as they age.
President Barack Obama has a full plate of crises this week, including fallout from an earthquake and tsunami in Japan, a violent conflict in Libya and a budget standoff on Capitol Hill.
Fears of widespread radiation exposure in Japan have sparked a political debate about the future of nuclear energy production in the United States.
The international community has shifted its attention to Japan in the wake of last week’s historic earthquake and tsunami. As of March 14, media reports revealed that the death toll was expected to exceed 10,000 people.
State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley has resigned following controversial comments he made last week about the Pentagon.
Researchers at Harokopio University of Athens have conducted a meta-analysis of 50 studies that examined the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and found that it may be an effective way to stave off disease.
President Barack Obama has called on lawmakers to propose tighter gun control laws that would keep firearms out of the hands of dangerous individuals.
Three out of four illegal aliens who cross the United States border evade detention, according to new documents obtained by the bipartisan group Judicial Watch.
Research that was published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine suggests that practicing yoga has the ability to improve mood and reduce anxiety.