A ban would force the practice underground, and could lead to more botched jobs
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.
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
Stress can make you feel as if you cannot cope and that everything is overwhelming you. Signs can vary from person to person and they are often easier to recognise in someone else.
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.
The US Postal Service on Thursday reported a record annual loss of $15.9 billion in the past fiscal year, prompting renewed calls for Congress to pass legislation to help.
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.