Bystander CPR less likely for people living in Hispanic neighborhoods

PHILADELPHIA–People living in predominately Hispanic neighborhoods are less likely to receive CPR from a bystander following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared to people living in non-Hispanic neighborhoods, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Duke University of School of Medicine reported in the journal Circulation. This same group also had a lower likelihood of survival. Most…

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Extra benefit from epilepsy neurostimulators — reducing comorbid neuropsychiatric symptoms

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – People with drug-resistant epilepsy also can have deleterious neuropsychiatric symptoms like anxiety, depression, psychosis and impaired memory. These have negative impacts on quality of life, and there is an unmet need to improve therapy for such patients. Diagnosing and monitoring such neurobehavioral symptoms is challenging because their presentation can overlap with seizures.…

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Christina Zipf, Robert Glenn III

Christina Catherine Zipf and Robert Larry Glenn III were married Dec. 28 at St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church in Gladwyne, Pa. The Rev. Msgr. Donald E. Leighton, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Dr. Alyn E. Waller, a Baptist pastor, participating. The couple graduated from Lafayette College, she cum laude.…

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A Restaurant With No Leftovers

Garbage is inevitable in the restaurant and bar business. Kitchen employees toss onion skins and meat fat into the wastebasket almost instinctively. Once-used plastic wrap and slips guarding the linens find their way into black bags for trash-day pickup. Plastic bags are ordered by the bundle and then often discarded after customers use them to…

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