Articles by Amir Khan

Gov. Rick Scott Refuses Obamacare: Florida Governor Won’t Enact Health Care Law
Nov 10, 2012 15:32 PM E
Gov. Rick Scott from Florida will not enact the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, he announced on Friday.
Papa John's
Papa John’s CEO: Obamacare Forcing Us To Cut Employee Hours
Nov 10, 2012 11:49 AM E
The Affordable Care Act, dubbed "Obamacare" by the opposition, was one of the most controversial aspects of President Obama's first term and stands to be front and center during his second term as well. In the wake of President Obama's reelection, Papa John's CEO John Schnatter, who has opposed to Obamacare, said he will be...
Marijuana
Marijuana Tourism: Will Colorado Become America’s Amsterdam?
Nov 10, 2012 08:47 AM E
Marijuana tourism could become one of the premier tourist attractions alongside the great skiing in Colorado following the passing of the state's Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana for personal growth and use.
Pills
Can Cholesterol Drugs Lower Your Cancer Risk?
Nov 09, 2012 15:55 PM E
Cholesterol medications, known as statins, are great for getting lowering your cholesterol, but according to a new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, cholesterol medication can also lower your risk for cancer. What's more, the cholesterol drugs can also make cancer therapies more effective.
Spinach
Spinach Recall 2012 Over Salmonella: Are You At Risk?
Nov 09, 2012 14:55 PM E
A Spinach recall has been initiated by salad company Fresh Express over concerns of salmonella, a potentially deadly foodborne illness. The salads, which come in bags and are labeled as "prewashed," tested positive for salmonella under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's random sample testing program.
Bloomberg
NYC Gas Rationing: Mayor Bloomberg Tells People 'Get Used To It'
Nov 09, 2012 13:52 PM E
NYC gas rationing may be here to stay, Mayor Bloomberg said
Guatemala
Guatemala Earthquake: Deadly 7.5 Quake Collapses Houses, Tsunami Warning In Effect
Nov 07, 2012 15:34 PM E
Guatemala was struck by a strong 7.5 earthquake Wednesday morning, sending shocks throughout the small Central American country and up through Mexico.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Can The Deadly Condition Be Detected Decades Early?
Nov 07, 2012 13:10 PM E
Alzheimer's disease is a debilitating disease, but now researchers may have the ability to detect Alzheimer's more than two decades before symptoms ever begin to show
Nor'easter
When Will The Nor'easter hit? Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged NYC, NJ Brace For Big Storm
Nov 07, 2012 09:47 AM E
Across the Northeast, in the area ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, people are bracing for the next big storm and asking themselves when will the nor'easter hit?
Nurse Gets 10 Years In Ohio Malnutrition Death
Nov 07, 2012 09:24 AM E
The verdict is in, and the Ohio nurse gets 10 years in the malnutrition death after she pled guilty to the malnutrition death of a teen with cerebral palsy.
Spade-Toothed Beaked Whale
Rare Whale Seen In New Zealand: Spade-Toothed Beaked Whale Spotted For First Time In 140 Years
Nov 06, 2012 13:49 PM E
The rare whale seen in New Zealand is the first time the spade-toothed beaked whale has been seen in 140 years, and experts are excited at the opportunity to study this mysterious creature.
Superman
Superman Home Planet Found: Neil deGrasse Tyson Finds Krypton
Nov 05, 2012 15:52 PM E
Superman's home planet of Krypton has been found, thanks to Neil deGrasse Tyson
Heart Disease
Heart Disease: Is ‘Fringe’ Treatment Worth It? New Study Involving Criminal Doctors And Federal Probes Spurs Debate
Nov 05, 2012 12:59 PM E
Heart disease treatment once considered to be "fringe" medicine may have real benefits after all, according to a new study. The results have spurred debates as to whether the treatment should be used in heart disease patients.
N.J. Earthquake Rattles Town Devastated By Hurricane Sandy
Nov 05, 2012 11:08 AM E
An N.J. earthquake rattled a small New Jersey town that is already dealing with the effects of the devastating Hurricane Sandy. Though the N.J. earthquake did not cause any damage, it did cause homes to shake.
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