Women are less likely than men to receive CPR from a bystander. But why?
The reluctance, new research suggests, may be fueled by worries of being accused of sexual assault or doing physical harm. Knowing people's secret fears is the first step to dispelling them, experts say.
The insights come from a new survey of 520 men and women w... Full Page
Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter
November 23, 2020
MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Americans were greeted with possible advances against coronavirus as Thanksgiving week began: A third vaccine candidate shows good results in shielding recipients against the virus, and an antibody therapy used by President Donald Trump against COVID-19 got emergency use approval by the U.S. Food and D... Full Page
Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter
November 23, 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement put racism in the United States under the glare of the public spotlight in 2020. And at its recently concluded annual meeting, the American Heart Association pledged to fight racial disparities in heart health and boost the life expectancy of all Americans.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that systemic racis... Full Page
Chew on this: Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns.
The rise in risk was not confined to vegans, who eat no meat, fish, dairy or eggs. The researchers also identified a notably higher risk for hip fractures among those who eat fish but no meat (pescata... Full Page
Parents' constant refrain, telling their teens to turn off the TV, stop playing video games or put down the cellphone, may not be necessary.
And new research suggests those worried about their kids becoming addicted to technology may even be able to breathe a sigh of relief.
The amount of time young people spend on technology -- and ... Full Page
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