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  • Dog's urgency to urinate at night points to physical problem

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 19-23 in Orlando, FL. Nearly 6,000 veterinarians, and a grand total of nearly 15,000 professionals -- from veterinary technicians to representatives...
  • Conditioning can ease the shock of bathing for a cat

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered by veterinarians attending the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 19-23, in Orlando, FL. Q: I rescued a cat who needs a bath. How do you bathe a cat? -- G.C., Las Vegas, NV. A: "Carefully,"...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • With the right treatments, you CAN win the war on fleas

    Some years, it seems fleas are everywhere, while other years they appear more reclusive. Mostly, the problem is all about weather conditions. "So, far, the fleas haven't been too bad, but don't breathe easy yet," says Dr. Zack Mills, of Duluth, GA....
  • Professor develops textbook flexibility

    Predictions that electronic textbooks would push traditional books to the back shelf on college campuses have so far proved overly optimistic. But Brian Lindshield remains a big believer. The assistant professor of human nutrition at Kansas State...
  • Theodore Reed dies at 90; leader in the modernization of zoos

    Theodore Reed dies at 90; leader in the modernization of zoos
    Upon joining the staff of the National Zoo in 1955, veterinarian Theodore Reed was greeted by antiquated animal dwellings — some dating to the 1890s — and a budget so spare he bought medicine for his new charges at a local drugstore and...
  • Embracing the Greek life. Or not.

    Embracing the Greek life. Or not.
    With the fall semester soon upon us, some incoming college freshmen, as well as their parents, may be wondering whether the student should consider joining a fraternity or sorority. And it's something students in high school may be thinking about as...
  • Why can't we share?

     Why can't we share?
    As the season of gift gluttony, parking lot insanity and checkout line lunacy fades to a distant memory, it's worth contemplating a nagging and perennial question: Why are we so bad at sharing? We fret and fuss at our kids for fighting over the new...
  • FDA changing course on antibiotics in livestock

    FDA changing course on antibiotics in livestock
    Only 20% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to people who are sick with bacterial infections, such as ear and urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Most of the penicillin, tetracycline and other antibiotic drugs used in this country are given...
  • Can nibbling really make you thinner?

     Can nibbling really make you thinner?
    Can nibbling make you slim? "Lord of the Rings" fans may recall Hobbits prefer six daily meals. If you Google "six meals a day," however, you'll find more than references to mythical creatures: There are a host of diet books, websites and articles...
  • How to Remember What’s-His-Name

     
    Now that I teach meditation, I’m trying to improve my ability to remember people’s names. New students come to the class every week. Every week they tell me their names. Every time a new student tells me a new name, I think to myself, “...
  • G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff

    G-8, NATO summits are just latest call to public service for former Daley chief of staff
    Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president. Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...