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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...

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 04:01 PM PST

Fight Against Hepatitis A Stepped Up as Cases Surge Among Gay Men

Fight Against Hepatitis A Stepped Up as Cases Surge Among Gay Men

Health officials are ramping up efforts to stop the spread of Hepatitis A in Los Angeles County as cases begin to surge among gay and bisexual men who are not homeless.

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 04:01 PM PST

Marijuana Dispensary Keeps Things Rolling With a Drive-Thru

Marijuana Dispensary Keeps Things Rolling With a Drive-Thru

A recreational marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas has opened a drive-thru window. The owners tell the Las Vegas Sun the fast food-style drive-thru on tribal land near downtown Las Vegas is the first of its...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 09:15 PM PST

How Sexual Harassment Damages a Person’s Health: Experts

How Sexual Harassment Damages a Person’s Health: Experts

Sexual harassment not only have negative mental effects on victims and survivors, it can also have physical effects as well, experts tell NBC News Better. Dr. Colleen Cullen, a licensed clinical psychologist...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:34 AM PST

Narcan Explained: What Is It and How Do You Use It?

Narcan Explained: What Is It and How Do You Use It?

Ninety-one people in the U.S. die every day from opioid-related overdoses, but there’s a tool that can reverse the effects of an overdose that more and more law enforcement agencies and paramedics are now...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 09:19 AM PST

Researcher: Aaron Hernandez's Brain Was Severely Impacted by CTE

Researcher: Aaron Hernandez's Brain Was Severely Impacted by CTE

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control and behavior, a researcher who studied his brain said...

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