U.S. Congress approval ratings are at record lows. Now a new study suggests that this may be partly due to a decline in the use of warm, agreeable language in the House.
A US court has dealt a new blow to the health care reform law seen as President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement, declaring its centerpiece provision unconstitutional.
President Barack Obama signed a memorandum Jan. 15 directing agencies to allow federal workers to take six weeks of paid sick leave to help with a new child or a sick relative.
With findings from four recent reports by the Government Accountability Office, the new Congress could close dozens of loopholes that have allowed physicians to increasingly refer patients for medical services to enterprises ...
A comprehensive analysis of data from 27 public opinion polls conducted by 14 organizations, including a poll in September of those most likely to vote, shows an electorate polarized by political party when it comes to the ...
(HealthDay)—For children with wheeze, intermittent montelukast is not associated with clear benefit, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine to coincide with the European Respiratory ...
A new study has found that factors, such as birth weight, gestational age at birth and lung function, growth and other measures at 8 years, can be used to predict lung function during mid to late teenage years.
A baby has a greater risk of asthma if his or her father smoked prior to conception.
The temperature of exhaled breath could be used to diagnose lung cancer, according to a new study.
A congress is a formal meeting of representatives from different countries (or by extension constituent states), or independent organizations (such as different trade unions).
The term Congress was chosen for the United States Congress to emphasize the status of each state represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequently to the use of congress by the US legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas, to refer to their legislatures.
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