They are a vital part of a healthy balanced diet. We reveal the ones you’re most likely to be short of – and the best food sources to choose.
Out of America: While all the talk is of shutdown, schemes for those without health cover open for business
As the US government began its partial shutdown on Tuesday morning, the online health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act opened for business. Rigid Republican opposition to Obamacare is what led to the gridlock in Washington, yet the nationwide exchanges proved so popular on their first day that their websites struggled and, in some cases, crashed under the weight of the traffic.
The President uses Hollywood ‘experts’ to explain the details of the Obamacare system
Of course you’ll have a list of medicines to pack when you go away, but there are some surprisingly simple ways to stay healthy this summer.
Smokers cost £4,000 a year more to employ than non-smokers, a study has claimed.
Study finds that four minutes, three times a week could be enough to keep people fit
Cash-strapped country could eventually be fined
His actions were praised by Barack Obama, and considered by many to be the key foreign policy achievement of the US President’s first term. Yet the former US Navy Seal who killed Osama bin Laden has revealed that, after leaving the military, he has been left without a pension or health insurance and is struggling financially.
Most human body parts can be replaced, say scientists, and here’s the evidence
As negotiations continue between the Senate and the House on a possible year-end deal to help the financially struggling US Postal Service, a small band of protesters launched its second hunger strike in six months on Tuesday.
Mention private hospitals to most people and it’s likely you’ll conjure up images of enjoying a sunny room all to yourself, smiling nurses in pristine uniforms, flat screen TV on the wall and great food.
Eating two portions of oily fish a week could help ward off a stroke, research suggests.
There's a risk that in using choirs for everything from helping fragmented communities to stress relief, we drag them down to the level of the mundane
They could save the NHS – or bankrupt it. New technological advances that are transforming care of patients also risk crippling the health service responsible for delivering them.
Campaign donations were flooding yesterday into the coffers of Mitt Romney, the Republican challenger in the race for the White House, signifying a tidal wave of outrage among conservatives over Thursday's decision by the US Supreme Court to uphold President Barack Obama's controversial healthcare overhaul.