A new study has found that a low-sodium diet is not only not beneficial to health, it may even be harmful, The New York Times reports.
A committee of experts commissioned by the Institute of Medicine at the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there is no medical rational ... More >>
What's the most pressing thing for Reps. Steve King (R-IA) and Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) right now? Jobs? The economy? No, not those, not even working out some Machiavellian scheme to put oil wells on top of every mosque and gay bar in the country. Nope, it's rolling back the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Ki ... More >>
Last year, the Institute of Medicine published a landmark study titled "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding." Many gay health experts hailed the report, but little notice was given to a finding in the "Early/Middle Adulthood" s ... More >>
The Left Coast is rejoicing today after President Obama announced that same-sex couples should be able to marry. And it wasn't lost on us that he made the statement on the eve of a fundraising trip to George Clooney's house tonight in the hills above Studio City.
Maybe the timing was intended to he ... More >>
President Obama, what with his Hawaiian heritage, is one of the most laid-back presidents ever to sit in the ultimate seat of power.
He once shook the hand of a Marine, which is outside protocol, and you just know that he plays it cool.
But Snoop Dogg's recent suggestion is beyond the bounds of ev ... More >>
DEAObama is not your bud.Admit it: You got all excited when President Obama opened up an online petition process -- promising to respond to top signature-getters -- and one advocating the full-legalization of marijuana went to the top of list.
The president would have to respond. So he did. ... More >>
Medical researchers say they need more information about the gay community.Update: UCLA academic says federal government needs to do better research on the LGBT community. After the jump.
A major study on the health of the gay community has been released today by a blue ribbon committee fro ... More >>
Flickr/Dana MoosA selection of deep-fried, salty snacks.
If you crave Planter's peanuts, hanker for bacon and relish potato chips, you may be a "supertaster." A Penn State study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior on June 16 found that some people experience the taste of salt mor ... More >>