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80 Percent Of Parents Say Kids Are Growing Up Too Fast

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Undated) -- There may be some truth to the thought that kids are growing up faster than ever these days. A survey conducted by antivirus company BullGuard finds that 80 percent of parents with children between ages eight and twelve agree that their kid is becoming too independent, too quickly. An average ten-year-old in America…

Obamacare Unpopular Except With Enrollees

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Undated) -- As it enters its second year, Obamacare is less popular than ever, except with those enrolled in Obamacare. A Gallup poll released Monday shows more than half of Americans disapprove of the healthcare reform law, and fewer than 40-percent support it. However, surveys of those actually enrolled in the program tell the opposite…

Report: VA Patients Still Face Long Wait Times

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Several VA medical facilities still are making patients wait a month or more for health care. A report by "USA Today" found more than 600-thousand VA patients are facing long waits despite a scandal that's shaken up leadership in the Department of Veterans Affairs. That's around ten-percent of all the patients the…

Colorado State Lawmaker Drafting Assisted Suicide Bill

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Denver, CO) -- A Colorado lawmaker is pushing for a bill that would allow assisted suicide in the state. Representative Joann Ginal is behind the effort. It's reported Ginal spoke with a group of people about it over the weekend in Fort Collins. The proposed bill would be modeled after Oregon's "death with dignity" law.

Family, Friends Of Dr. Salia React To Ebola Patient’s Death

Posted On November 17, 2014

(New Carrollton, MD) -- Friends and relatives of Dr. Martin Salia are expressing sorrow that Ebola has taken the Maryland resident's life.   That's family member Zainab Sesay. Ishmael Hedd is a neighbor and registered nurse and, like Salia, a native of Sierra Leone, who says he was excited at first about Salia's chances for…