| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
Scents of cinnamon, strawberry and bubble gum will be the norm for pediatric patients at Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center after Girl Scouts from Troop 40172 donated more than 730 tubes of scented lip balm.
Pediatric patients can use lip balm to mask the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility.
Regulations being discussed...
| Mar 29, 2013
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:03 AM
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:42 PM
My daughter went to the dentist last week for her six-month checkup and left the office with a “No cavities club” sticker. She stuck it on her shirt and went off happily to school. I thought it was cute but hardly unusual. But then I read...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Florida 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Sometimes men are the ones to take care of birth control through a surgical procedure. But when those men and their partners have a change of heart about children for any number of reasons, they seek to reverse their vasectomies. And that's usually...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Another fantastic reaction to the effects of anesthesia given at the dentist's office has hit YouTube but this time it is a girl convinced that she is actually under a spell, and that they are in Hogwarts, not North Carolina.
Dressed in a baby blue UNC...