New reports about a Beijing woman who died of avian influenza may raise fresh fears about a possible resurgence of the disease, which peaked in 2006.
Worries about the safety of prescription drugs have played a part in reducing customer demand for medications, according to a new report.
As Americans change their driving habits, the federal government has seen a shortfall in the revenue collected from fuel taxes.
The UK’s Home Office has approved new powers for the police and M15 that would allow them to hack into private computers without a warrant.
President-elect Barack Obama is reportedly considering giving Americans a $300 billion tax cut to help boost the flagging economy.
As a number of states look at ways to increase revenue, Oregon is looking at an unusual measure: taxing the number of miles driven rather than increasing the gas tax.
As the Bush administration enters its last weeks in office, Vice President Dick Cheney has been defending decisions made while he has been in the White House.
The difficulty of balancing privacy issues with the need to protect the public has been highlighted by a new Georgia law.
Can economic recovery be achieved while the government is attempting to enact social and economic changes?
Fosamax, which is commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis, may raise a person’s risk of developing cancer of the esophagus, according to an FDA warning.
It is easy to think of 2008 as a terrible year for your finances, but there is a silver lining – lessons learned.
Governor Janet Napolitano will soon be stepping into a lead role with the Homeland Security Department, which has caused various civil liberties groups to examine her previous record on the balance between privacy and security.
Ahead of the finalization of President-elect Barack Obama’s proposed economic stimulus bill, a number of groups have been lobbying for a share of the money.
A diet high in inorganic phosphates – commonly found in processed food – can contribute to the risk of lung cancer among those already predisposed, as well as accelerating tumor growth, new research suggests.
Gold prices moved past $870 per ounce in Friday trading after a week of steady rises.
Federal agencies released a revised guide this week designed to tackle the ongoing issue of identity fraud.
Diet Coke may contain ingredients such as the artificial sweetener aspartame and phosphoric acid, but the Food and Drug Administration is more concerned about its nutritional claims.
President-elect Barack Obama has promised a stimulus plan for the country that could create or save millions of jobs – but will it work?
Researchers studying fruit juice beverages from 15 different countries have uncovered traces of pesticides in many products, it has emerged.
A new flu strain that is spreading across the U.S. does not respond to the medication Tamiflu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
After receiving billions of dollars in taxpayer bailout money, banks are unable to describe how they have used the funds, it has emerged.
When analyzing the effects of potentially hormone-disrupting chemicals, regulators should focus on the cumulative effects of exposure, a panel has claimed.
This week, the Federal Reserve approved new regulations for the credit card industry which are aimed at protecting consumers.