| May 12, 2010
| 4:24 PM
A new report released this morning by the influential Institute of Medicine proposes calls for the Food and Drug Administration to apply the same scientific rigor to evaluating health claims for food and nutritional supplements as it does to determining...
| May 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Nothing says I live in a loft (or would like you to think I do) with more immediacy than the humble work stool with a seat that adjusts on a visible industrial screw. You can find the odd one at various prices from vintage furniture stores and flea...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits from a San Diego company in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product.
Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 8:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- They call it the "Botax." The White House and Senate Democrats have turned to a proposal to tax breast implants, tummy tucks, wrinkle-smoothing injections and other procedures as they search for ways to pay for costly health care overhaul...
| Nov 20, 2009
Senator Patty Murray, (D) Washington, today spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate urging colleagues to rise above partisanship to work together to pass the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act".
Murray delivered a speech highlighting the...
| Nov 21, 2009
In a show of unity, Senate Democrats sealed a 60-vote majority needed to advance health care legislation Saturday ahead of an evening showdown with Republicans eager to doom the bill and inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama.
| Nov 21, 2009
| 6:12 PM
Invoking the memory of Edward M. Kennedy, united Saturday night to push historic health care egislation past a key Senate hurdle over the opposition of eager to inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama. There was not a vote to spare.
| Jun 6, 2009
Searchers found two bodies and a briefcase containing a ticket for Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean close to where the jetliner is believed to have crashed, a Brazil military official said Saturday.
The French agency investigating the...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 5:32 AM
Senate Democrats this morning passed a sweeping healthcare overhaul bill, setting the stage for reconciliation early next year with similarly historic legislation passed by the House last month.
The vote was 60-39. It came after months of bitter partisan...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 7:48 AM
UPDATE: Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind) announced Monday he will not seek re-election. The news comes as a shock to say the least, not just in Indiana, but in Washington, D.C.
The two-term Senator said he quote "doesn't love Congress." He elaborated further...
| Mar 23, 2009
No, you won't be receiving a king or queen in the mail (most call this measuring instrument a 'ruler'...technically, it's a 'rule'). Which ever word floats your boat, you'll be getting a free one from MailFinity.
Click on it, then fill out a little...