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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:54 AM PST

FDA Warns of Injury, Death With Herbal Supplement Kratom

FDA Warns of Injury, Death With Herbal Supplement Kratom

Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs The...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 07:52 AM PST

FDA Approves First Digital Tracking Pill

FDA Approves First Digital Tracking Pill

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine...

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 03:24 AM PST

Is There a Link Between Rising Teen Suicide, Social Media?

Is There a Link Between Rising Teen Suicide, Social Media?

An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 03:29 PM PST

Half of US Adults Have High Blood Pressure in New Guidelines

Half of US Adults Have High Blood Pressure in New Guidelines

New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. High pressure, which for decades has been a...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 02:04 AM PST

Global Carbon Pollution Rises After 3-Straight Flat Years

Global Carbon Pollution Rises After 3-Straight Flat Years

Global carbon pollution rose this year after three straight years when levels of the heat-trapping gas didn't go up at all, scientists reported Monday. Preliminary figures project that worldwide carbon dioxide...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:28 AM PST

Study Suggests Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders

Study Suggests Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders

Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman's chest might be one reason. Only 39 percent of...

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 03:17 PM PST

Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders, Study Suggests

Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders, Study Suggests

Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman's chest might be one reason.

Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 08:24 PM PST

Why Men Force Women to Watch Them Masturbate: Experts

Why Men Force Women to Watch Them Masturbate: Experts

Power, control, and a pathological desire to elicit fear all play into why a man might engage in exhibitionism, sex therapists say, in the wake of bombshell revelations against comedian Louis C.K. Experts...

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 12:53 AM PST

Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors

Legionnaires' Disease Found Among Disneyland Visitors

Nine people contracted Legionnaires' disease after visiting Disneyland in September, a Disneyland spokesperson confirmed Saturday.

Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 05:26 AM PST

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Montebello Costco

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Montebello Costco

Customers who purchased or handled any butchered meat or seafood from the Costco Wholesale located at 1345 N. Montebello Blvd. may be at a low risk of Hepatitis A exposure. The infected meat and seafood may have...

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