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LIMPING DOGS AND CATS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Mar 2013 12:00am PISCES RULE!!! EOB-9.... As I was putting together several topics for presentation in future issues of Questions On Dogs and Cats, I realized that, in almost 5 years of doing this, we haven't discussed lameness in your pets.  Lameness (or limping), whichever you prefer, is one of the most likely things a pet owner will no ... Read on »
LET'S TALK ABOUT...DIARRHEA by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Nov 2012 12:00am How many of you remember the old TV commercial from Pepto-Bismol, during which an off-screen voice quietly says, "I'd like to talk to you about diarrhea"?  Amongst humans, this topic has always carried a certain stigma, in that one doesn't talk about it in public.  Well, at least, we humans are usually able to get to a bathroom ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS, PART 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Helpful Buckeye would like to welcome all of our new readers to Questions On Dogs and Cats. You have either been referred here by a friend or by another blog or web site that made a mention of our blog site. To help you navigate your way through our blog, here are a few suggestions: Questions On Dogs and Cats is published once a week, late ... Read on »
Health Tips for September 13 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Sep 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Protect Against Sports Injuries Sports are fun and a great way to exercise, but you can get hurt if you don't take precautions. The U.S. National Library of Medicine suggests how to reduce your risk of sports injuries Get a complete physical exam before you begin playing any sport. Wear the proper shoes, equipment and ot ... Read on »
Low Thyroid Hormone in Menopausal Women by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 3:57pm When I was dragging my weary bod around like a lead weight during perimenopause, I figured it was just part of the Change.  But when my hair began thinning, my hands and feet were cold even though I was so hot generally I felt like a living furnace, and my weight was going up, my nurse mind went “Aha!”.  I need my thyroid tested.  Although th ... Read on »
Older Adults and Depression by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 07 Mar 2012 10:02pm Do you feel very tired, helpless and hopeless? Are you sad most of the time and take no pleasure in your family, friends, or hobbies? Are you having trouble working, sleeping, eating, and functioning? Have you felt this way for a long time? If so, you may have depression. Everyone feels down or sad sometimes, ... Read on »
Pregnancy - First Trimester by Katie W. Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 10:16am Pregnancy – First Trimester How your due date is calculated: Your due date is estimated by adding 40 weeks (280 days) to the approximate first day of your last menstrual period. Only 5% of women deliver their babies on their projected due date, so this date should be used as an estimate - it is not an exact calculation. Changes in Your B ... Read on »
How can my doctor tell if I have stomach cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 1:04am If your doctor suspects that you might have stomach cancer, he or she will look at your medical history and do a complete physical exam. Your doctor might use endoscopy (say: "in-dos-ko-pee") to try to see the tumor. For this exam, a thin, lighted tube is put into your mouth and passed down to your stomach. Your doctor may give you medicine befor ... Read on »
What are the different types of Assisted Reproductive Technology by blossomivfindia Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 1:33pm Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a general term referring to methods used to achieve pregnancy by artificial or partially artificial means. It is reproductive technology used primarily in infertility treatments, otherwise known as fertility treatments. Usage of the ART mainly belongs in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertili ... Read on »
First day in the office as an SNM by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 10:56pm I know you are all waiting to hear about how the clinicals are going for me.  Off to a great start!  I've caught one baby so far, and have done one labor management.  For my first office day, I had several new OB clients, and almost a dozen return prenatal appointments.  Weaved in there were several things referred to as "common health problems", ... Read on »