In much of the western U.S., water demand vastly outstrips supply. Some municipalities are moving toward a greater use of recycled waste water as a means to stretch supply. It sounds good in theory, but how far should it go?
A marketing scheme that seems to have done well for cars has made its way into the health care industry.
Late Friday, the Bush Administration notified states that should they wish to raise the income eligibility requirements above 250% of the poverty level as New York and California have passed legislation to do, they can forget about it.
America spends $2 trillion a year on health care, or $6,666 per man, woman, and child in this country. Meanwhile, a new study suggests that the only meaningful growth in jobs between 2001 and 2006 was in Health Care. Have we become dependent on a broken system for economic survival?
A tax proposal being considered by Congress to pay for children's health care proposed substantial increases in tobacco taxes.
Past studies have condemned using high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as a substitute for sugar because it was believed it interferes with leptin, a hormone that tells your brain you've eaten enough. New studies point to some far more disturbing things about HFCS.
When asked about the issues raised in the movie 'Sicko', Republican presidential candidate and former governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee, deflected the issue by suggesting that overweight people like Moore are the reason for rising medical costs.
Republican presidential hopeful, Rudy Giuliani has gone on record as opposing the legalization of marijuana for medical use.
In response to 'Sicko', CNN prepared a segment featuring Dr Sanjay Gupta, challenging some of the numbers Moore uses. Then, just before to of Moore's appearances, they ran their segment to put Moore off balance before interviewing him.
Testifying before congress, Richard H Carmona, Surgeon General from 2002 to 2006, said that top Bush Administration officials interfered with his office for political reasons.
A study conducted by China's environmental agency has concluded that pollution contributes to widespread unrest, riots, and over 500,000 deaths a year.
Scientists may have discovered a link between how stressed people are and how much they weigh, and the link is not about poor food choices on the part of stressed people.
If you're thinking of engaging in a debate about the movie 'Sicko', take a look at a review CNN did of the mostly accurate claims in the movie.
Gov. Mike Huckabeee, Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Arkansas, believes that managing people's health is the responsibility of employers.
A new study, released today, shows that first born children have IQs 3-4% better than their siblings. Meanwhile, a curiously times story from the U.K. of two year old Matilda who is the fifth born in her family, and, oh yeah, a member of Mensa with a 152 IQ.