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Not touched by human hands by Julia J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:21pm My sister pointed out something very strange in the supermarket. This seems to happen a lot, supermarkets are just getting stranger and stranger! She saw loaf of bread with the words: Not touched by human hands. As an advertisement, as though that was a good thing. As though the human hand might dirty the bread and make it unfit for co ... Read on »
Hands are Human, Use Them! by Dr. Eric R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 4:31pm I'm an advocate of most things technology, and certainly appreciative of the Health 2.0 concept, whereby web tools are changing the way healthcare is delivered.  I'm also a fan of hands-on techniques and thorough physical examinations.  I was inspired by a couple blog posts to make sure that as much as we can talk about technology, the key, ... Read on »
On hand-fed pets and the human role in pet obesity by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 10:57am Yesterday’s patient was a well-fed Shih-tzu. About four years old, this little specimen of her breed was the picture of health—except for the prominent pudge about her waistline. When questioned about her diet, by way of treading delicately in the direction of her “excess baggage,” her owner fessed up to little Chi-chi’s problem with food: “Do ... Read on »
Holding human hands in pet medicine: How far should veterinarians go? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 1:17pm When it’s time for your pet’s euthanasia most of you want a veterinarian who will show the right degree of compassion, know just what to say, give you a big hug or the room you need, and treat your pet with reverence and humanity—almost as if he were her own. That’s hard to do. But most of us try hard to do it right—to the best of our abilitie ... Read on »
Bad Man Grabbed Hand: An Autism Abduction Story That Ended Well by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Thu 29 Apr 2010 7:54am CNEWS Canoe reports out of Ottawa that a six year old girl with autism  screamed as a suspected predator grabbed her hand in what is believed by family to have been an abduction attempt and that her screaming may have saved her. The girl had gone missing from a family barbecue and the family and friends had gone looking for her.  A male friend o ... Read on »
No Man Hands by Healthy Coconut Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 10:54pm “I can see clearly now the rain is gone” Rain Begone   I had that song in my head on my way to the gym this morning. I think the weather does put a damper in my mood. When I wake up and it’s raining, I have less motivation to go to the gym, I just want to stay in. But with the sun out today, I was really lookin ... Read on »
Microbial "Missing Link" Discovered After Man Impales Hand on Tree Branch by National Science Foundation Posted Thu 15 Nov 2012 5:00pm It all started with a crab apple tree. Two years ago, a 71-year-old Indiana man impaled his hand on a branch after cutting down a dead tree. The wound caused an infection that led scientists to discover a new bacterium and solve a mystery about how bacteria came to live inside insects. On Oct. 15, 2010, Tho ... Read on »
Smizing … The Man-Handed, Gurning, Dolly Parton Boobed Lady by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 16 Feb 2010 3:02am On Sunday I had a photo-shoot at home for a magazine article I’ve been interviewed for. Unlike the last one I did which involved the whole family (including the dog) and a partial nervous breakdown this one was just me. In nervousness I straightened my hair to the point that I’m surprised the photographer didn’t arrive to find me partially ... Read on »
PETS AND HUMANS SHARE DISEASES by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 09 Dec 2012 12:00am Before we get into pet-related matters, Helpful Buckeye would like to take a moment to honor and remember one of our all-time great jazz musicians, Dave Brubeck, who passed away this week.  Way back in the early 1960s, Helpful Buckeye was beginning to appreciate the "new" style of jazz as played by Stan Getz, Vince Guaraldi, Ramsey Lewis, Ha ... Read on »