U.S. officials on alert for deadly new virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday warned state and local health officials about potential infections from a deadly virus previously unseen in more…

Your doctor to become 1-person death panel?

by Aaron Klein -- A government-funded "mortality index" study – which helps doctors determine whether a patient has a "good chance" of dying within the next 10 years – raises renewed concerns more…

ACLU helps addicts go on state-funded highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_384253" align="alignright" width="246" caption="Mathew Staver"][/caption] By Michael F. Haverluck The American Civil Liberties Union is up to its old tricks with a legal victory that casts a more…

Lawmakers try to reverse transgender law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_387767" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gov. Deval Patrick signing transgender law"][/caption] By Michael F. Haverluck Lawmakers in Massachusetts are pushing hard to repeal the state's "Transgender Rights and Hate more…

Ryan: House GOP budget has Obamacare repeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, said Sunday that his new budget includes the repeal of President Obama’s health-care reform law known more…

Why baked chips are worse than fried

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (U.S. News & World Report) In response to the increased attention and concern for America's rising rates of obesity and diabetes, the food industry has responded by creating more…