Healthcare costs in America just seem to keep rising – and patients could be paying the price.
Google is making news with its highly-touted flu tracking project, but when it comes to privacy issues, this may be just the tip of the iceberg.
A new study finds that drinking hibiscus tea helps lower blood pressure, a condition that nearly a third of all American adults suffer from.
Gold prices fell for a second straight day on Wednesday, retreating to levels not seen since October.
Vitamin D may be helpful for women having reproductive difficulties, according to a new study.
The protection of civil liberties and the fight against terrorism should be able to exist comfortably side-by-side under a new administration, an expert has suggested.
Taxpayers and lawmakers alike remain dismayed by large compensation packages for executives, particularly in light of last month’s unpopular $700 billion economic bailout bill.
Global Positioning System (GPS) technology is causing growing concern among privacy advocates who fear that cell phones and other items could end up playing a "Big Brother" role.
More hospital patients than previously thought have been sickened by a drug-resistant bacteria, according to a new report.
The wonders of vitamin D as a health supplement have already been recognized by numerous studies, with many experts pointing out that most people take in too little of the so-called "sunshine vitamin."
Taxpayers could get a break on their 2009 tax returns due to inflation adjustments recently announced by the IRS.
Fenfluramine, a diet drug banned in 1997 because of links to possible heart conditions is still causing problems to people who took the drug, according to researchers.
An increasingly disturbing employment outlook is contributing to concerns about the long-term prospects for economic recovery.
Taxpayers could find themselves footing the bill for much more than just bad mortgage and investment decisions, amid reports that some executives involved in the situation may be entitled to recover millions of dollars in legal costs from the government.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that new diabetes cases have sharply increased over the last decade, particularly in southern states.
Supporters of reforming the nation’s marijuana laws enjoyed a successful campaign season, seeing several of their initiatives win in various states.
The issue of privacy is currently being debated in both the U.S. and the UK, among governments and technology companies alike.
On Monday, attorneys for the Bush administration argued in front of the Supreme Court that drug companies should be shielded from consumer lawsuits even if they fail to warn patients about risks which could have long reaching effects on their health.
A new study indicates that child autism rates may be higher in areas that have more precipitation.
The credibility of field drug test kits is under fire following the arrest of a Canadian couple on erroneous drug charges, raising concern about the violation of their civil liberties.
The National Association for Business Economics is predicting that the economy will rebound in 2009 – but not before continuing to struggle in the short term.
Ongoing instability in the stock market may offer a silver lining to those saving for retirement.
The group Consumer Watchdog is calling on the Justice Department and state attorneys general to protect consumer privacy amid concerns about Google’s new Chrome browser.