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Here we go again. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced another voluntary recall of several brands of pet treats due to possible salmonella contamination, which can be dangerous both to pets and to people who handle the treats. Kasel...
"Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan. "Got edamame?" Not much better. They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
Last month we discussed basic house training procedures, using management and a routine. Several readers emailed me for my house training log, which can be a crucial step in understanding your dog's schedule. But what if you are still having problems?...
Tags: Separation Anxiety, Allergies, Baking Soda
Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy. "When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
Q: I heard that a man with Crohn's disease got relief from diarrhea by eating coconut. My husband had been having diarrhea almost every day since 2004. We never knew what caused it, and the gastro doctor could not cure it. When we moved to Florida, my...
Q: I had a full hysterectomy at age 49. My health is excellent otherwise, with no smoking, regular exercise and alcohol in moderation. My gynecologist put me on Estratest. I felt great on this, but my skin became extremely oily with acne, and my hair...
Dr. Allan Greissman of Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida dispels some common misconceptions parents may have about their children’s health. 1. Kids in day care get sick more often While it may seem that kids in daycare get sick more often,...
Contributing WriterA reader called the other day asking if I had any suggestions for her adopted rescued pet that has what sounds to me like chronic diarrhea. She has visited two veterinarians, one of whom told her the animal would outgrow the problem. The other...
Tags: Holistic Medicines, Strained Muscle, Pumpkin
AP Medical WriterNEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER...
Get ready parents! Stomach flu season is here — and it isn’t going to be fun. Unlike the common cold, the stomach flu (or gastroenteritis) manifests itself in some pretty ugly ways. Anyone who has had it, or has seen a child go through it,...
Tags: Vomiting, Symptoms, Flu, Gastroenteritis, Common Cold
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterThe warning's been out for months. Now some dog treats are being pulled off of store shelves because they may contain trace amounts of a poultry antibiotic which is not approved for in the U.S. The treats in question are chicken jerky treats made in...
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