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Schumer Wants To Freeze Out Phrosties

Posted On May 27, 2014

(New York, NY) -- They're called Phrosties and they're alcohol-packed slushies delivered straight to your door. Senator Charles Schumer thinks these boozy beverages need to be regulated.   Sugar boosts the buzz factor and Schumer thinks entices underage drinkers. Phrosties come with names like Tsunami Sunrise, Volcanic Paradise and Irish Bomb, cost just ten-dollars and…

Veterans Get Free Marijuana At Giveaway

Posted On May 27, 2014

(Denver, CO) -- Military veterans from all over Colorado came to a marijuana giveaway in Denver to get relief from medical issues. Roger Martin is executive director of Operation Grow4Vets, which held the event yesterday.   More than 150 vets came to the event at Dark Star Lounge. It was reportedly the first pot giveaway…

Most Americans Not Aware of Mental Health Options

Posted On May 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Even though 27-percent of Americans have received treatment or therapy from a mental health professional, not everyone knows that health insurers are required to provide coverage for mental health and substance abuse that's equal to standard healthcare coverage. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed in 2008, but a recent…

Promising Discovery In Fight Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Posted On May 26, 2014

(Undated) -- A tiny molecule may be the key to fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Canadian researchers recently found the small molecule prevents bacteria from forming biofilms. The films make it nearly impossible for antibiotics to stick to and kill bacterial cells. The researchers say the small peptide works on many bacteria, including the ones that resist…

Veterans Outraged Over VA Scandal

Posted On May 26, 2014

{1paulrieckhoff0526_1} Q...in the President 000:06 (New York, NY) -- Veterans are beyond upset over the Veterans Affairs scandal.   Paul Rieckhoff is founder and executive director of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Rieckhoff tells NBC's "Today" show massive reform is needed and Congress needs to step up oversight. Investigators are checking into allegations…