nutrition

40 Years of U.S. Nutrition Research Could Be Invalid

By | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 17:25

Nutrition data collected over four decades by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) may be invalid due to flawed methodology, study finds.

President Barack Obama

Congress Members And Staff Will Keep Govt. Subsidies Under Obamacare

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 18:20

Congress members and their staff waited anxiously to see whether they would be dropped from government subsidized health care. Although they will retain the subsidies, they're still required to enter into the insurance marketplace.

Illness

Australia's Counterintuitive Health Measures Could Make Children Sicker

By | Thu, 02/07/2013 - 16:49

Australian National Health and Medical Research Council wishes to prevent the spread of germs. But could this lead to more severe health issues for children?

Bob Dole

Senate GOP Defeats UN Treaty on Rights of the Disabled

By | Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:29

The treaty was modeled after the landmark Civil Rights legislation, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.

obamacare

U.S. Gives States More Time to Make Obama Health Law Decision

By | Fri, 11/16/2012 - 09:36

The federal government gave states another month to decide if they will operate insurance exchanges under the new U.S. healthcare law.

Iran Aims for Baby Boom, but Are Iranians in the Mood?

By | Wed, 11/14/2012 - 09:38

Like many countries, Iran is concerned that its low population growth rate will foster an aging population with potentially disastrous consequences for its workforce, public health infrastructure and social security network.

smoke

176 Countries Adopt Global Deal to Fight Illegal Tobacco Trade

By | Mon, 11/12/2012 - 12:49

Health officials from 176 countries on Monday agreed to a deal to combat the illegal tobacco trade at WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

pills

Pharmaceutical Companies Cherry Pick Data for Drug Approval, Sweep Bad Results Under the Rug

By | Fri, 09/28/2012 - 13:37

The explosive claims are outlined in a new book.

gay

Malaysian Gov't Gives Parents and Teachers Guidelines on How to Spot Gay Children

By | Fri, 09/14/2012 - 12:06

Does your son wear tight clothes, V-neck tops and large handbags? According to the Malaysian Government, he may be homosexual.

Health Groups Sue U.S. for Failing to Protect Food Supply

By | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 10:34

Two U.S. health and environment organizations sued the federal government on Wednesday for what the groups say is a failure to implement and enforce a new food safety law that could help prevent thousands of deaths caused by food-borne illnesses each year.