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Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov ‘critically ill’

This file photo shows Uzbek President Islam Karimov in November 2015. (By AFP)The government in Uzbekistan says the country’s President Islam Karimov is critically ill, almost one week after he suffered a brain stroke.The 78-year-old president has...

US health officials urges all donated blood undergo tests for Zika virus

This AFP file photo taken on January 25, 2016 shows an Aedes Aegypti mosquito photographed on human skin in a lab in Cali, Colombia.Health officials in the United States have called on blood banks to screen all blood donations for the Zika virus, ami...

Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims

Rainbow decals are in many storefronts along Park Avenue in Winter Park, Florida. Photo / APThe Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses.News...

What Is The Best Nutrition For Your Dog

What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog A Taste Test: What is the Best Nutrition For Your Dog What do our dogs really think of what we scoop into their bowls each day? Do they prefer the crunch of dry food or the soft flavors of canned? Do they reall...
by Wiggleless on Aug 6, 2016

Lifelong heartache, care ahead for US babies born with Zika

Zika's littlest victims could suffer from microcephaly as well as other birth defects that may not be immediately apparent, including vision defects, hearing problems and seizure disorders. Photo/AP At least 12 babies in the United States have...

Complex jobs, social ties help ward off Alzheimer's

Being a doctor, or doing other jobs that involve complex thinking, is thought to help ward against Alzheimer's Disease. Photo / AP Work that involves complex thinking and interaction with other people seems to help protect against the onset of...

Sexually transmitted diseases rising in UK

Health officials warn of a dramatic increase in syphilis and gonorrhea in the UK. British Health official...

Dogs And Summer Heat

Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates...
by Wiggleless on Jul 5, 2016

Hundreds of clinics across the United States sell unapproved stem cell treatments

Hundreds of clinics across the United States are marketing unapproved stem cell treatments for conditions ranging from aging skin to spinal cord injuries, a new study finds.

US court rules against Texas and for science in abortion case

Traffic passes a Planned Parenthood sign in Dallas. The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics. Photo / APFew issues have left Americans as deeply splintered as abortion.The debate encompasses countless phil...

Zen-Pup

Zen-Pup Who doesn’t love a spa day? Pampering ourselves and feeling cleansed from head to toe, flushing out toxins and releasing anxiety, thus emerging renewed and revitalized. Wouldn’t our precious pooches agree? They love a good massage and eve...
by Wiggleless on Jun 27, 2016

Yellow fever epidemic threat

Women grieve over the casket of a young boy who had died two days prior in Luanda, Angola. Photo / Washington PostAlmost 80 years after the yellow fever vaccine was created in a New York laboratory, a massive outbreak of the disease has killed hundre...

World Health Organization says delaying pregnancy an option for women in Zika areas

The World Health Organization says women who live in areas where Zika is spreading should consider delaying pregnancy, since there's no other sure way to avoid the virus' devastating birth defects.The WHO stopped short of recommending that couples pu...

Social Networking For Dogs — My Paws On

Social Networking For Dogs MyPawsOn.com  – A social network for dogs Woof my name is Pawson and I am a soft Coated Wheaten Terrier living the dream in the UK. My Mum spoils me rotten and takes me everywhere with her. Even to the Vets, which I...
by Wiggleless on Jun 6, 2016

Health agency rejects calls to shift Games over Zika

Health workers in January sprayed insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. photo / APThe Rio Olympics has been hit by allegations of a cover up over the dangers of the Zika...

No drug can kill this superbug

This CDC image shows infection-inducing agents that resist powerful antibiotics. (Reuters)US health officials have announced the detection of a new strain of bacteria that resists all medications and could spell doom for antibiotics.The infection has...

For Zika-infected pregnancies, microcephaly risk as high as 13 per cent

Three-month-old Esther Kamilly has her head measured by Brazilian and US health workers in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Photo / APPregnant women infected with the Zika virus during their first trimester face as high as a 13 per cent chance that their fetus w...

The Wolf Among Us — Part II

The Wolf Among Us: PART II How Bigby Got His Lucky Break One night, as I was ticking through the shared Google Document we had made to keep track of our potential pulls, sadly deleting rows formerly reserved by dogs who had now been adopted or euthan...
by Wiggleless on May 23, 2016

Dog Games

Dog Games! Dogs love sports as much as we do. They don’t mind snuggling up to watch a football or soccer game on TV—however, they would much rather get outside and make a few tackles of their own in the backyard! Outlets for your dog’s energy a...
by Wiggleless on May 4, 2016

Traveling With Your Dog

Traveling with your Dog On the Road Again: Spring and Summer bring travel plans for most families. Whether it is a quick weekend getaway to the beach or a cross-country trek over the long break, we look forward to packing our flip-flops, sunscreen,...
by Wiggleless on Apr 8, 2016


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