From the monthly archives:

May 2017

Dog Flu in the US

May 31, 2017

Florida has an outbreak of highly contagious dog flu. If you have dogs (or cats!) then take a few preventative measures for them against dog flu. Dogs have no resistance to the flu, and a cough or sneeze can spread it up to 20 feet, leading to a quick outbreak via dog parks, kennels, and […]

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There’s no such thing as a perfect diet. While there are lots of regional meal plans and ones from different times in history that are pretty good, the best diet pulls together all the best parts (a nice benefit of modern living). Taking a daily multivitamin is one way to make sure you get all […]

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“Stop taking antibiotics for colds”, experts plea. About 30% of antibiotic prescriptions in the US are unnecessary and unhelpful. Antibiotics kill bacteria, but many common diseases are caused by viruses… and treated with antibiotics anyway. At least antibiotics are supposed to kill bacteria. The more antibiotics are used the more bacteria are able to develop […]

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As the US warms up, regions who could harbor the Zika carrying mosquito Aedes aegypti are getting ready for the possibility of Zika. While headlines are no longer flooded with the words “Zika outbreak”, that’s mostly because Zika is related to viruses that grant immunity, meaning you only get them once. So while people native […]

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With all the fresh produce available during the spring and summer, it’s a great time to get your diet in shape. Good nutrition supports all the summer activities you love, from hiking and swimming to just sitting outside sipping coffee. Just don’t forget to get plenty of omega-3 fatty acids to support your heart and […]

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