Obesity has become a problem that many in the United States say has become an epidemic. The number of individuals who are significantly overweight has grown exponentially, causing many to call for improved efforts to address the situation.
Florida pastor Terry Jones has announced he will hold a Koran burning event on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks next weekend. To counter the increasingly negative image of Islam and Muslims in America — which some experts say contributes to initiatives such as the one spearheaded by Jones — one organization has unveiled a public service announcement (PSA) campaign.
The Seneca Nation of Indians has filed a suit asking the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York to block the state from taxing tobacco sales on the Nation’s lands.
Some individuals who change their diet and add more exercise to their fitness routine have an easy time shedding their excess pounds. However, others who make similar lifestyle changes have difficulty reaching their desired body weight and improving their heart health.
For many Americans, their house is their main asset, and numerous owners have seen their wealth diminish during the current economic downturn. In fact, the National Association of Realtors says that home sales fell by more than 27 percent in July.
Individuals who drink bottled iced tea may not be getting all the health benefits they believe they are. A new study presented at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society revealed that bottled tea has a fraction of the antioxidants as freshly brewed tea.
While millions of people take omega-3 fatty acid supplements to support heart health, they may not be aware that certain supplements may be more effective based on their gender.
Glenn Beck, whose popularity has skyrocketed this year thanks to his television show on Fox News and radio program, held a rally over the weekend that the conservative commenter estimated drew close to 400,000 attendees.
Cognitive decline is a problem that affects millions of people across the country each year. The financial and emotional toll that it takes on families and individuals is difficult to measure.
Recent research has indicated that vitamin D may play a role in many areas of health. Studies have shown that it benefits heart health, decreases the risk of developing mood disorders and contributes to the health of muscles and joints.