More than 1 billion people in the world are living with some sort of disability, according to a new international survey. That's about 15 percent of the world's population, or nearly one of every 7 people.The numbers come from a joint effort by the World Health Organization and the World Bank.
Atlanta was today's host city for the latest skirmish in the battle over last year's federal health overhaul, as the measure went before a three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.The judges heard oral arguments in the much-watched case brought by Florida and 25 other states.
If you're taking a single prescription drug, it's not so hard to know which side effects to look out for.But if you're taking more than one, there are potential side effects for each drug to keep track of, plus a possibility the drugs will interact to create problems on a whole other level.It's not
At a time when President Obama has asked federal agencies to scale back on imposing new regulations, the Food and Drug Administration seems to be moving full steam ahead, at least on food safety.The FDA issued two new rules asserting its authority over the safety of the food supply yesterday.