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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... »

Study Suggests Women Less Likely to Get CPR From Bystanders
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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... »

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... »

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... »

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

Florida Man Fighting to Keep Emotional Support Squirrel
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Florida Man Fighting to Keep Emotional Support Squirrel

A Florida man says he can't live without his emotional support squirrel, but his condo association says the animal has to go. Ryan Boylan received a notice last month that he needs to give up the squirrel... »

Family Lives On Celebrates Milestone
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Family Lives On Celebrates Milestone

For 20 years, Family Lives On has been providing emotional support for children and teens whose mother or father has died. Friday night, the organization will celebrate this important milestone. »

Why Men Force Women to Watch Them Masturbate: Experts
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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. »

Pie in the Sky Fundraiser Helps People in Need
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Pie in the Sky Fundraiser Helps People in Need

Erin Coleman gets the scoop on a delicious fundraiser in our area. Sales from MANNA's Pie in the Sky fundraiser help thousands of neighbors get the nutriion they need. »

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