Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident in my Car?

Vicarious Liability I have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the bad news. When you loan someone your car, you become liable for their actions through vicarious liability. For example, California Vehicle Code section 17150 states, “Every owner of a motor vehicle is liable and responsible for death or injury to person or […]

Am I Liable if Someone Causes an Accident in my Car?

Vicarious Liability I have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the bad news. When you loan someone your car, you become liable for their actions through vicarious liability. For example, California Vehicle Code section 17150 states, “Every owner of a motor vehicle is liable and responsible for death or injury to person or […]

What transgender people want you to know

Many Americans have very little understanding of what life is like for a transgender person, and can find it confusing and difficult to talk about questions of gender identity. This lack of understanding and empathy contributes to an environment in which widespread discrimination persists. Transgender people are frequently victims of violence. Their unemployment rate is […]

What transgender people want you to know

Many Americans have very little understanding of what life is like for a transgender person, and can find it confusing and difficult to talk about questions of gender identity. This lack of understanding and empathy contributes to an environment in which widespread discrimination persists. Transgender people are frequently victims of violence. Their unemployment rate is […]

Mystery surrounds 2 listeria-linked ice cream recalls

WASHINGTON — Major recalls by two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants – and whether the discoveries are related. Blue Bell Creameries of Texas and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio – extremely popular brands in […]

Mystery surrounds 2 listeria-linked ice cream recalls

WASHINGTON — Major recalls by two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants – and whether the discoveries are related. Blue Bell Creameries of Texas and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams of Ohio – extremely popular brands in […]

Dr. Oz fires back at critics who say he promotes "quack treatments"

April 24, 2015, 7:43 AM|Dr. Mehmet Oz spent a portion of his show attacking the credibility of his accusers, the group of ten doctors who sent a letter to Columbia University Medical Center last week asking to remove him from his faculty position. Elaine Quijano reports on what some of his colleagues are saying. Article […]

Dr. Oz fires back at critics who say he promotes "quack treatments"

April 24, 2015, 7:43 AM|Dr. Mehmet Oz spent a portion of his show attacking the credibility of his accusers, the group of ten doctors who sent a letter to Columbia University Medical Center last week asking to remove him from his faculty position. Elaine Quijano reports on what some of his colleagues are saying. Article […]

Are you a mosquito magnet? It may be genetic

Your genes may affect whether mosquitoes prefer to snack on you or someone else, a new study shows. In experiments with identical and fraternal twins, a team at the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine discovered that genes influence whether a person’s body odor attracts or repels mosquitoes. People who are less attractive to the […]

Are you a mosquito magnet? It may be genetic

Your genes may affect whether mosquitoes prefer to snack on you or someone else, a new study shows. In experiments with identical and fraternal twins, a team at the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine discovered that genes influence whether a person’s body odor attracts or repels mosquitoes. People who are less attractive to the […]

Girl who fought cancer is dismissed for missing school

A 12-year-old Michigan girl who just made it through the biggest fight of her life has been dealt another blow. In August 2012, Rose McGrath, of Battle Creek, was diagnosed with leukemia. But last week, her family received a letter from her school that would turn her world upside down. As CBS affiliate WWMT reports, […]

Girl who fought cancer is dismissed for missing school

A 12-year-old Michigan girl who just made it through the biggest fight of her life has been dealt another blow. In August 2012, Rose McGrath, of Battle Creek, was diagnosed with leukemia. But last week, her family received a letter from her school that would turn her world upside down. As CBS affiliate WWMT reports, […]