Senior years are the time when many individuals reach for pills in order to stave off high cholesterol or maintain their bone strength. However, these therapies can come with side effects and researchers are increasingly suggesting that alternative approaches may be effective while also being safer.
As 2011 gets under way, many people have resolved to lose weight in the new year. One expert advises that those hoping to shed unwanted pounds should try approaching weight loss on a step-by-step basis.
Studies have shown that soldiers in combat are at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is a severe anxiety disorder. The National Institute of Mental Health states that people who have PTSD may experience flashbacks, bad dreams or frightening thoughts, and they may also lose interest in activities that were once enjoyable.
A Federal appeals court has ruled that a 43-foot Christian cross located at a public war memorial in San Diego is unconstitutional, which is the latest decision in a legal battle that has spanned two decades.
With unemployment often comes feelings of stress, and this can be even more pronounced around the holiday season when the pressure to spend on gifts, dinners and parties becomes greater when compared to the rest of the year.
The United States Treasury reports that the Federal debt has exceeded $13.9 trillion, which comes dangerously close to the statutory ceiling of $14.29 trillion set by Congress and approved by President Barack Obama last February.
In the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal, Americans are divided about the extent of protection granted by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
In an effort to pinpoint — and help alleviate — risk factors for chronic conditions, scientists around the world are conducting intense studies on lifestyle characteristics that may make people prone to develop certain diseases.
New Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) received the gavel from Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and Republicans assumed majority of the House of Representatives on Jan. 5 as the 112th Congressional session commenced on Capitol Hill.
The majority of employers in the United States expect that healthcare reform will increase their insurance costs, and nearly one in every four organizations is considering dropping employee benefits to reduce expenses.