The National Institutes of Health announced Friday that it has resumed funding human embryonic stem cell research. The announcement came in response to a ruling Thursday by a federal appeals court temporarily lifting a temporary injunction that had been issued by a federal judge barring the funding. Here's the NIH...
When I blogged last Friday about bed bug infestations and how hard it is to safely combat the little critters, a reader offered this comment (to read it in full, click the link to the blog and scroll down to the fifth comment):
Did you know that bed bug infestations are NOT covered by ANY property insurance; Renters, Homeowners, etc. The cost of treating bed bugs and the resulting loss of furnishings, clothing, rugs, etc., plus hotel time is akin to a fire.201009100700
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia granted a request from the Justice Department to stay an injunction issued Aug. 23 blocking the funding. In a major victory for supporters of the research, the court said the Obama administration could resume funding the research pending a full appeal of the case.
As cold and flu season approaches, we'll be hearing this message over and over again: To stay healthy, be sure to wash your hands a lot. But what we don't hear so often is the rest of that story: To best prevent the spread of germs, you also need to DRY your hands.
Can making pounds melt away actually pose some health risks? Well, a new study provides some provocative evidence suggesting that it might. Duk Hee-Lee of Kyungpook National University in South Korea and colleagues studied data collected by federal health officials about 1,099 U.S. adults about their weight loss and blood...
A federal judge Tuesday denied a motion to lift an injunction he issued two weeks ago barring the government from funding research involving human embryonic stem cells. U.S. Chief District Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the District of Columbia rejected a request by the Obama administration to lift the temporary...
The nation's battle against smoking appears to have stalled, according to new federal statistics released in two reports Tuesday.
What health- and nutrition-related issues are on your mind this election season? What do you intend to do about them?
Are you obese, overweight, of normal weight -- or perhaps morbidly obese? Apparently many of us have no clue.