A research team from the University of Michigan has reportedly found that sulforaphane, a compound derived from broccoli and broccoli sprouts, may help prevent or even treat breast cancer by targeting and killing stem cells that are responsible for the growth of a tumor.
While speaking at an anti-tax forum in Clarkston, Mich., May 1, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin warned nearly 1,400 residents about the unprecedented growth of the Federal government, and conveyed her hope to repeal healthcare reform legislation and reign in Federal spending, according to the Associated Press (AP).
A new poll from Freedom House—an independent watchdog organization—has found that press freedoms around the world continued to erode in 2009, and the trend has not spared the United States.
The recently released outline of a comprehensive immigration reform, put forward by leading Democratic United States Senators, has garnered mixed initial reviews.
According to a new University of South Carolina study, pregnant women who take vitamin D supplements can safely lower their risk of infection and preterm labor and can improve the bone health and immune function of their child.
According to a new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting earlier this month, insufficient blood levels of vitamin D may be linked to increased cognitive impairment and more advanced physical disability in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).
Just a week after passing a controversial and historically aggressive immigration law, the Arizona State Legislature passed a bill April 2 that its critics say is simply a veiled attempt to squash one of the school districts’ Mexican-American studies programs.
In response to the law recently passed in Arizona, Federal lawmakers presented a framework for launching negotiations toward a bipartisan immigration reform bill.
On May 1, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a major labor union, rallied against Arizona’s new immigrant law during protests held across the country.
Earlier this month, when Chicago Mayor Richard Daley recommended that an international court take up his petition to shut down United States firearm retailers, Illinois State Rifle Association suggested that he "take a couple of weeks off."