More than 90 percent of nursing homes were cited for at least one violation of federal standards last year, according to a Health and Human Services Department report.
A probe has begun to investigate the full extent of surveillance practiced by Maryland state police, who have already admitted to tracking certain activist groups.
Those who were counting on the equity in their homes to provide them with wealth in their later years may be watching the housing market with a careful eye.
The current economic turmoil on Wall Street makes it more difficult than ever to know where to store your precious cash.
The government’s $700 billion bailout of troubled financial institutions may actually end up benefiting taxpayers in the long run, analysis by Barron’s has claimed.
People who rely on a number of specialty biotech drugs to treat their health conditions saw prices rise by 8.7 percent last year, an AARP investigation found.
America’s largest internet service providers have told the Senate Commerce Committee that they do not engage in behavior that infringes on customers’ privacy.
Health risks connected with cell phone use have not adequately been explored, an expert has warned a congressional subcommittee.
Hospitals in dozens of states across the country could be storing low-level radioactive material on their premises because there is no disposal alternative, according to a report in the Associated Press.
The growth of radio frequency identification (RFID) and related technologies raises questions about how to protect people’s privacy, according to participants at a Federal Trade Commission workshop.
Large quantities of fine, organic particle pollutants are not being addressed by current air quality regulations, scientists suggest.
Americans are paying more out of their own pockets for health insurance than ever before, according to new statistics.
Hospitals made nearly 60,000 errors involving blood thinners over a five-year period, according to a new safety alert from a regulatory group.
Representative Ron Paul of Texas has placed the blame for the current economic downturn squarely on missteps taken by U.S. government.
Most people who travel with personal and business information stored on their laptops, cell phones and notebooks expect that data to remain private.
Planning for retirement is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your wealth, but what if you watched your careful plans crumble due to stock market turmoil?
It may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but a toxic ingredient found in rocket fuel is also present in some Americans’ drinking water – and the Environmental Protection Agency said it will not take action to get rid of it.
Investors concerned about their wealth were not given much reason to feel optimistic on Monday, as the dollar experienced record losses against the euro.
Today’s medical facilities say they are committed to implementing the most hi-tech patient data systems available, but do they really know how to protect your personal information?
Millions of Americans are consuming minute concentrations of pharmaceuticals that are flushed down the drain each year by hospitals, an Associated Press investigation reveals.
John McCain has spoken out against the Federal Reserve’s plans to bail out troubled financial institutions, saying it should "get back to its core business of responsibly managing our money supply and inflation."
The government’s surveillance of American’s telephone calls and internet use is "massively illegal," a lawsuit filed by a nonprofit privacy group claims.
Genetically engineered (GE) animals could be on their way to a dinner table near you soon, following new guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration.