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Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 10:24 PM CST

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...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 06:43 PM CST

Air Pollution and Bone Issues; Weaponized Mosquitoes

Air Pollution and Bone Issues; Weaponized Mosquitoes

Exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures according to a new study that followed adults living in the Northeastern U.S. And the EPA has given approval for the release of...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 06:09 PM CST

New Device Could Regenerate Skin For Burn Patients

New Device Could Regenerate Skin For Burn Patients

Treatment for severe burns usually includes skin grafts and months to years of therapy, all of which can be excruciatingly painful. Now, a new product may change all that, with a way to regenerate a patient’s...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 11:15 PM CST

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 12:34 PM CST

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...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 08:54 PM CST

One-Third of NFL Players May Have Heart Condition: Study

One-Third of NFL Players May Have Heart Condition: Study

A new study suggests that about a third of NFL players may have a serious heart condition. Researchers with Dallas Heart Study at UT Southwestern Medical Center found that the players were more likely to have...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:58 AM CST

National Institutes of Health Wants You to Help With Study

National Institutes of Health Wants You to Help With Study

The National Institutes of Health is recruiting one million people for the largest epidemiological study in the world.

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:19 AM CST

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...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 11:03 AM CST

Is it an Emergency? Insurer Makes Patients Question ER Visit

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. Wrong...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 12:20 PM CST

'Obamacare' Sign-Ups Top 600K in First Week

'Obamacare' Sign-Ups Top 600K in First Week

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...

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