Published November 29, 2011
In another slap at a 2009 U.S. task force recommendation on mammography, a new study released Tuesday finds that women do indeed benefit from annual mammograms in their 40s – even if they don’t have a family history of breast cancer
Published November 03, 2011
When Mississippi voters go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new governor and legislature, they will also be handed three ballot initiatives, including one that would restrict the state's ability to expropriate land under eminent domain laws.
Published November 01, 2011
More people die in America every year from prescription drug abuse than die from heroin and cocaine combined. That stunning finding comes in a new report Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Published October 28, 2011
“The drug they need is morphine, because we're replacing what they have been getting throughout the pregnancy. You can’t expect babies to go cold turkey.”
Published October 25, 2011
In what is sure to be a controversial decision, a 13-member advisory panel of the Centers for Disease Control recommended Tuesday routine vaccination of boys ages 11 and 12 with Gardasil, which protects against infection from human papilloma virus
Published October 21, 2011
Jack Daniel's deep pockets make it a prime target for a local government that is strapped for revenue – and now wants to slap the storied whiskey producer with a $10 tax on each and every barrel the distillery fills.
Published October 13, 2011
“How can they write me an IOU for medication?”
Published October 05, 2011
It's as sweet a sound as you can imagine. A $10,000 guitar expertly crafted by the hands of Dave Berkowitz, a master luthier in Washington, D.C. But now, every time Berkowitz uses wood imported from India to build his immaculate instruments, he is potentially breaking the law.
Published September 28, 2011
It’s not much more than an enormous sandbar 20 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. One that has been shaped and molded by storms and ocean waves – moving ever so slowly westward toward the mainland.
Published September 14, 2011
After a rash of tornadoes earlier this year pushed Alabama students into temporary classroom trailers, FEMA offered to pay 75 percent of the cost of storm shelters on school property so students would have a safe place to go if a tornado struck. But because of red tape, after the schools are repaired, those shelters must be bought by the school districts or destroyed.