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…

Rebellion in states to block broader Medicaid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Many Republican governors who said they plan to take Medicaid money under President Obama's health care law now find they're facing a revolt within their own more…

States balk at $15 billion Obamacare 'tax'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) A newly unveiled component of President Obama's healthcare law forcing insurers to pay annual fees is sowing angst in state capitols, where officials view the provision more…

Insurers raise California health-care rates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Despite objections from regulators, health insurers Blue Shield of California and Aetna Inc. are proceeding with double-digit rate increases that state officials said were unreasonable. more…

Chuck Norris beats back the weight

by Chuck Norris -- Chuck, a friend told me that the cocktails of sugar and salt in our snacks keep us running back for more and gaining more weight. What say ye? more…