While modern medicine has yielded many life-saving drugs that are capable of turning conditions that were once life threatening into little more than inconveniences, these medications may also rob the body of vital nutrients.
Millions of seniors experience cognitive decline as they grow older, placing a tremendous burden on their families and the healthcare system. The condition can take an emotional toll on the elderly due to a loss of independence.
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Sept. 12 that he is willing to support President Barack Obama’s plan to extend tax breaks for the middle-class and increase rates for the wealthiest Americans —but only if that’s his only option.
In this era of economic uncertainty and frequent health scares due to lax government oversight of food manufacturers, some Americans may be interested in raising their own livestock and food animals.
On Sept. 9, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ban on enforcing an ordinance against illegal aliens in Hazleton, Pa., prompting The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) to accuse it of obstructing efforts to control illegal immigration.
Scientists at the University of California have discovered that omega-3 fatty acids in fish oils can help insulin in the body work properly and reduce inflammation. This could fix the problem for many Americans as the American Diabetes Association reports that 23.6 millions of people in the United States suffer from diabetes, while 26.7 percent of the population is obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Juan Pineda-Moreno of Oregon, who was arrested and charged for allegedly growing marijuana, is planning to petition the Supreme Court over a recent lower court decisions that allowed evidence from a tracking device the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) secretly installed under his car.
The likelihood of suffering from poor brain health may be increased by excessive drinking and weight gain, according to a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
Between natural and man-made disasters that continually threaten American citizens, it is important to constantly review and update family survival plans. However, since many people rely on farm animals for their economic well-being, and many more have pets who are integral parts of their families, emergency preparedness should also cover animals, experts say.
With the general elections approaching and many Democrats struggling to hold on to their seats, President Barack Obama has embarked on a series of campaign stops and speeches in which he sought to lessen fears of higher taxes and bigger government.