What, exactly, is the Blue Zones Project? And what does it entail for an American community to become a Blue Zone? At least one element is clear: The sweeping program aims to involve everyone — from your boss to your sheriff to your children — and to “nudge” individuals into desired behaviors and values.
Abortion advocates are in an uproar as Ohio lawmakers consider House Bill 135, which would prohibit the abortion of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome. Statistics show that 50 to 80 percent of pregnancies where this disorder is present end in abortion. If this bill is approved, it would make Ohio the second state in the nation with laws of this nature.
Until now, stillborn children under 20 weeks could be considered "medical waste" by Texas hospitals and disposed of as such, not allowing the parents access to the body. Thanks to Joshua and Erica Raef of Amarillo, Texas, a new state law will take effect on September 1 permitting parents to properly bury their stillborn infants, regardless of the stage of development.
Despite evidence that electronic cigarettes are both safer for users than tobacco and also help smokers kick the habit, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a campaign against them. According to FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Ostroff, the FDA is looking to enact a “deeming rule” that would expand the agency’s regulation of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, which do not use tobacco. Critics contend that such an illogical decision underscores that the FDA is at the behest of lobbyists that benefit financially from tobacco and nicotine addiction.
The IRS is requesting comments on a notice it issued on potential approaches to issues relating to the highly controversial ObamaCare Health Insurance Tax (HIT), of which most Americans with health insurance policies may not be aware, but which will cost them.
In the wake of the release of undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of body parts of aborted babies, the abortion giant is losing some financial backing from private corporations, and calls are increasing to cut its funding by the federal government.
A leaked document obtained by the Huffington Post reveals that more than 238,000 veterans died while their applications were pending through the Department of Veterans Affairs. The document also shows that, as of April, there are 847,000 veterans in the Department of Veteran Affairs’ backlog.
An undercover video has caught a top Planned Parenthood leader discussing the abortion giant's black market practice of selling the body parts of aborted babies.
According to a new study by a Columbia University research psychiatrist, a growing number of children and teens are being prescribed antipsychotic medications, many of whom are using the medications for off-label purposes.
Health insurers are seeking double-digit rate increases for many ObamaCare exchange plans, suggesting that the exchanges are already entering a "death spiral" of high costs and losses.