Social Security official: Raid retirement fund

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) Stephan Goss, the chief actuary for Social Security (SS) provided a detailed report on the status of the SS Disability Fund (DI) to the House of Representatives. more…

Feds pay millions due to deadly HPV shot

by Garth Kant -- After declaring a popular vaccine to prevent a sexually transmitted disease safe for girls and boys as young as 11, the federal government has now paid almost $6 more…

North Dakota eyes total abortion ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) North Dakota lawmakers who approved what would be some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. are now considering outlawing all abortions. The "personhood" more…

CDC: 1 in 50 schoolkids has autism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder. Health officials say the more…

Clinic worker describes cutting babies' spines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A jury weighing murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider heard grim testimony about unorthodox procedures used on inner-city clinic patients. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, more…

Anthrax-vaccine trial OK'd for children

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A presidential ethics panel has opened the door to testing an anthrax vaccine on children as young as infants, bringing an angry response from critics who more…

This deadly poison could save your life

by Creek Stewart -- Some people believe our next great war will not be over oil or debt or religion, but fresh drinking water. Did you know that only 2.5 percent of more…

$175,000 mattress 'investment' in good sleep

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — When does a mattress become an "investment?" When it costs $175,000. British mattress manufacturer Savoir Beds this week is launching a limited edition "Royal Bed" with more…

Judge overturns law on birth-control coverage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A federal judge has struck down a Missouri law exempting moral objectors from mandatory birth control coverage because it conflicts with an insurance more…