Posts tagged “USA”

Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

August 14th, 2014
Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

In a world where technology is becoming more and more advanced, many people are opting for laser eye surgery in order to improve their eyesight. Choosing laser eye surgery is not as straightforward as many think. Unlike cosmetic surgery, there are a number of factors which must be taken into account before a surgeon carries [...]

Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

March 27th, 2014
Laser Tattoo Removal On The Increase

Getting a getting tattoo has in recent years become ever more popular. However what perhaps many people are not aware of is that although tattoos can be removed they often leave a mess behind. But this is changing. It seems that laser technology is now advanced enough to help remove unwanted tattoos, safely and cleanly. [...]

Weight Loss Firms Pay Heavy Fines

January 10th, 2014
Weight Loss Firms Pay Heavy Fines

Weight loss is a multimillion pound industry these days, and is likely to get even bigger as obesity and the need to lose weight grows. However many companies offering weight-loss programmes and products are beginning to get found out as being deceptive and dubious. Their claims are being examined more closely, and are paying a [...]

Abortion debate rears its head in Turkey

September 7th, 2012
Abortion debate rears its head in Turkey

Abortion is one of those topics that can cause highly charged emotional debates between those in favour and those against. In The UK there have been occasions when people opposed to the idea of aborting a human foetus challenged the conventional wisdom as well as the Abortion Act which was passed during the 1960s and [...]

National Health Cover a Growing Global Trend

May 18th, 2012
National Health Cover a Growing Global Trend

It seems while the USA is having a debate about the availability of health insurance for all its citizens, many supposedly third world nations have taken this issue by the scruff of its neck. Mexico and China are just 2 of a number of countries that are far less affluent than the USA, but have [...]

US Democratic Party in Turmoil Over Anti Abortion Candidate

March 21st, 2012
US Democratic Party in Turmoil Over Anti Abortion Candidate

The Democratic Party was recently thrown into turmoil in the US State of Oklahoma. It appears that a candidate for the federal elections later this year has been told he will not get any delegates when the national convention meets. The reason? The party hierarchy says that the individual is not a bona fide member [...]

A choice no woman should have to make

March 8th, 2011
A choice no woman should have to make

The abortion debate in the United States took yet another disturbing twist recently when a Republican proposed a new bill. The proposal put forward by Joe Pitts will allow hospitals to decide whether to refuse to carry out an abortion even if that means letting the woman die. This is the latest in a number [...]

Roman Catholic Church Supports Bills

February 8th, 2011
Roman Catholic Church Supports Bills

Anti abortion republicans pushing through several bills in Washington have got the backing of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston is chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). He recently sent letters of support for the three separate measures being pushed through the [...]

Obama Attacked Over Affordability of Health Care Reforms

February 4th, 2011
Obama Attacked Over Affordability of Health Care Reforms

The debate about health care on both sides of the Atlantic is hotting up. While Britain appears to be moving towards more private health care provision or at least private provision within the NHS, depending on who you believe, the US Government is trying a different approach. However President Obama is under pressure from Republicans [...]

US Senator Invokes Obama’s Race in Abortion Row

February 4th, 2011
US Senator Invokes Obama’s Race in Abortion Row

The debate surrounding abortion took a new twist recently when a former Pennsylvania Senator mentioned the US President’s race during an interview. He said: “The question is — and this is what Barack Obama didn’t want to answer — is that human life a person under the Constitution? And Barack Obama says no. “Well if [...]

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