Health, Fitness and Style
Underlying fallacies: That the use of narcotic painkillers to treat non-cancer pain lasting many months or years is supported by rigorous science. "This epidemic has been caused by a brilliant marketing campaign that dramatically changed the way physicians treat pain." Prescriptions for narcotic painkillers soared so much over the last decade that by 2010 enough were being dispensed to medicate ever… more »
Rep. Maloney's opening statement at Oversight Hearing on 'Separation of Church and State': Where are the women?
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, delivered the following opening remarks at today's hearing titled *'Separation of Church and State' on the Obama Administration's recent contraception decision, where not a single woman was allowed at the witness table by the Committee's majority. more »
Six-in-ten Americans have heard about the proposed rule that would require employers, including most religiously affiliated institutions, to cover birth control. Opinion is divided over whether these institutions should be given an exemption. more »
"A growing segment of the population is clamoring for increased access to raw milk, citing its nutritional benefits. Opponents are skeptical of such nutritional claims and believe the safety risks of unpasteurized milk are simply too high" more »