: ' United States'

Favorite Places: “Arrogantly Shabby” on Pawleys Island, South Carolina

If your idea of a great vacation is exploring the beach, frolicking in the surf and getting away from the busy-ness and routine of everyday life, consider a trip to Pawleys Island. Nestled between the bustling [...]

The Government’s War on Pain Doctors

A Commentary published by American News Report Editor’s Note: Linda Cheek is a family practice and alternative medicine physician in southwest Virginia. Cheek’s practice has been raided twice by federal and state agents. She has pleaded [...]

Protecting Your Pet: The Story of a Pill Popping Pet Pig

A pet pig named “Crispy Bacon” taught his owner a lesson that many parents already know: prescription drugs should be kept locked up and out of sight. Teresa Praus of Las Vegas, Nevada recently came home [...]

Trade Insanity

President Obama pushed free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Columbia as part of his jobs-creating legislation. Congress went along for the ride because this was the only path where Republicans and Democrats could agree. [...]

Poll: Over a Third of Americans Would Not Vote for a Mormon to be President

Mitt Romney may be the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination after his razor thin victory in the Iowa caucuses, but a new poll shows that his Mormon faith poses a problem for a large number [...]

Jobs Jobs Jobs

It’s all about Jobs. Steve Jobs. Although he was brilliant, creative and a successful CEO, he had one flaw: he outsourced Apple. Mr. Jobs could have created a hundred thousand jobs in the United States, but [...]

An Innocent Abroad in Berlin: Tales from an American College Student Studying in Europe

After taking in the sights, sounds and Americans of Prague for a few days, it was off to Berlin, Germany. The group I was traveling with split up, with a friend and I heading to Berlin [...]

Behavioral Therapy May Help Teens with Fibromyalgia

Teaching teens to cope with the chronic pain of fibromyalgia through behavioral therapy may provide some relief from their symptoms, a new study reveals. “This is the first major breakthrough in understanding how best to treat [...]

An Innocent Abroad in Prague: Tales from an American College Student Studying in Europe

Taking the night train from Budapest to Prague was a horrible idea. Or maybe we just handled it the way college kids handle everything: poorly. I had visions of sleeping in luxury, with the aid of [...]

Fibromyalgia Linked to Poor Sleep in Women

Women who have trouble sleeping are at greater risk of developing fibromyalgia, according to a recent study by researchers in Norway. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition marked by fatigue, tightness and other muscular problems. The [...]