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      Childhood Obesity is in the Lifestyle not the Genes

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      A study from the University of Michigan investigated whether some children are genetically tuned to be overweight, or is lifestyle to blame for childhood obesity? The question is important because the obesity rate among U.S. children ages 6 to 11 has increased from 6.5 percent in 1980 to 19.6 percent...
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      Obama sets 2035 clean electricity target

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      President Barack Obama set a target for power plants to produce mostly clean electricity by 2035 — including power from sources like clean coal and natural gas — in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. Obama also called for investment in clean technologies and urged Congress to eliminate...
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      The Feds Stepping into Big Pharma Territory With Drug Development

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      Taking what is sure to be a step that is sure to raise controversy, the U.S. Government may be taking small steps towards getting into the drug development business. The news is bouncing around the internet after a recent article in the NY Times As the cost and risk of...
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      Judge upholds health care law – Detroit Free Press

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      Judge upholds health care lawDetroit Free PressA federal judge in Detroit upheld key provisions of President Barack Obama's landmark health care reform law on Thursday. In a 20-page decision, US District Judge George Steeh refused to issue an injunction to …Judge: Health-care law is constitutionalWashington PostKey Part Of Barack Obama's...
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      Obama returns to stump for health care – Washington Post

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      ABC News Obama returns to stump for health careWashington PostThe House of Representatives passed landmark legislation to overhaul the nation's health-care system, approving a Senate bill and a separate package of amendments. By Anne E. Kornblut After six rocky months, President Obama's health-care reform law is …Big health insurers to...
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      Obama to reverse ban on oil exploration off East Coast

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      President Barack Obama is to announce on Wednesday a plan to permit exploration for oil and natural gas off the coast of Virginia as a way to create jobs and reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Obama, who wants Congress to move a stalled climate change bill, has sought to...
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      Obama White House: Health care today, unemployment next week – USA Today

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      Obama White House: Health care today, unemployment next week USA Today Health care is dominating White House attention today, but odds are a week from now it will shift back to another familiar issue. The US Labor Department issues the nation’s unemployment rate on the first Friday of each month,...
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      Obama stands firm on health care overhaul

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      Obama stands firm on health care overhaul MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — President Obama used his weekly address Saturday to reiterate support for attempts to overhaul the US health-care system. The remarks came at the end of a week that saw Obama unveil his blueprint for … View full post...
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      WellPoint insurance hike becomes target for Obama – Washington Post

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      Los Angeles Times WellPoint insurance hike becomes target for ObamaWashington PostAP INDIANAPOLIS — Health insurer WellPoint blames the Great Recession and rising medical costs for its planned 39 percent rate increase for some California customers. To President Barack Obama, however, …WellPoint defends rate increase, Democrats howlReutersNew jolt for healthcare reform?...
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      Obama New Budget Hits at Sick Care System, Proposes a Focus on Prevention

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      Speaking of the new Obama budget Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sibleius focused, in part, on prevention and a switch from sick care to real health care. “To help more Americans live healthy lifestyles, our budget continues the work of rebuilding our public health infrastructure. What we have...
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      Obama Health Care Speech

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      Here is the trascript of President Obama’s address regarding health care to the United States Congress: #### Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, and the American people: When I spoke here last winter, this nation was facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. We were losing...
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      The Health Care Bill, a closer look

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      No mater your political view point, we believe that it is important to really know what is in the health care bill. Below you will find a link to the actual bill DIRECT from the House of Representatives website: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov Health care reform ‘myths’ and truths laid out BY James...
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