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...
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 08:24 PM PST
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...
Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 09:15 PM PST
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?
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
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...
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 09:03 AM PST
Is it an Emergency? Insurer Makes Patients Question ER Visit
Alison Wrenne was making waffles for her two young children one morning when abdominal pain forced her to the floor. A neighbor who is a physician assistant urged her to go to the emergency room.
More than 600,000 people signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the first week of open enrollment, the government said Thursday. That pace tracks with previous years despite persistent political...
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 02:05 PM PST
Frozen Green Beans Recalled in 12 States Over Listeria Risk
Nature's Touch Frozen Foods has issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Fine Whole Green Beans because of possible contamination with a bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause infections.
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 01:18 PM PST
Democrats Win Big With Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion
Barack Obama may not be running for anything these days, but his signature health care law was a big winner in Tuesday’s elections, as voters rebelled against Republican lawmakers who have blocked Obamacare's...
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 11:22 AM PST
Boy With Rare Disease Gets Brand New Skin With Gene Therapy
Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create an entirely new skin for most of his body in a desperate attempt to save his life.
Two years later,...