Displaying items 49-60 of 156 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-13 Next >
The Shedd Aquarium had a problem: From time to time, its penguins did not have happy feet. The birds, particularly the older ones, developed bumblefoot — uncomfortable lesions that can be caused by standing too long on a rough surface. The Shedd...
When it comes to raising replacement heifers on a dairy farm, there are some duties that just can’t be avoided. Dehorning calves is one of these duties. Okay, I guess technically you could raise a cow with horns, but we all know what a bad idea that...
Surgery on older people can be riskier than other generations. But it can be safely done if doctors take certain precautions. Dr. Mark Katlic, chief of surgery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and an expert on surgical care of patients 80 and older, talks...
When my Chihuahua had her teeth cleaned last week, the vet said her heart rate went down into the high 60s and that an episode of second-degree heart block occurred, but they reversed it with meds. Does this mean she is at risk of it happening again under...
My Pet WorldHere are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page: "My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...
Tags: Sharon, Dog (animal), Apple iTunes, Berwyn, Cat (animal)
Last week I was describing the attitude differences between beef cows and dairy cows. I recently had the opportunity to examine a sick beef-dairy hybrid cow that needed abdominal surgery to repair a twisted stomach. We typically do this surgery with the...
Tags: Dance, Entertainment, Entertainment Events
The University of Connecticut has what you might call a really ugly history when it comes to animal cruelty in research studies. In 2002, the university paid $129,500 to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for repeated animal welfare violations on its...
It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise. D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg. Spiess recently completed a residency in...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelFlorida Hospital College of Health Sciences has a new name. Effective today, the school will be called Adventist University of Health Sciences, announced David Greenlaw, current and founding president of the college, which turns 20 in October. The name...
In a dental office overlooking the Magnificent Mile, Valerie Carlson teared up as she recalled traumatic dental surgery that left her filled with fear when she was a teenager. On this day, she was to undergo preparatory work for dental implants. Normally...
Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 21, 2013 |Column| Daily American
Feb 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 11, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 9, 2013 |Column| Tribune Media Services
Dec 10, 2012 |Column| Daily American
Oct 23, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
Sep 23, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Sep 10, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 26, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
Jun 13, 2012 | Orlando Sentinel
Aug 9, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for Procedural Sedation topic gallery.