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Mediterranean cruise death and tick fever by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:28am 1 Comment A recent letter to the editor of Emerging Infectious Disease ( EID ), published by the CDC, discusses a case of Israeli Spotted Fever as the cause of death in a traveler who cruised the Mediterranean.  The article citation and link can be found here: Boillat N, Genton B, D’Acremont V, Raoult D, Greub G. Fatal case of Israeli spotted fever ... Read on »
Rocky Mountain Dog Disease by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Nov 2010 8:34am Sponsored Links Our dogs are very important. There are many things that we care not about the seasons and must be the places where we live, to provide appropriate care for our dogs. Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease, an adverse effect on your dog and even if you do n ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 2 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Infections That Pets Carry Caring for animals and pets offers a tremendous learning experience for children - it can teach them responsibility, gentleness, and respect for nature and other living beings. Like adults, children can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with their pets. But it's not uncommo ... Read on »
ANOTHER (DOG) PARK, ANOTHER SUNDAY.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Apr 2010 11:00pm Making the transition from Chicago to the Doobie Brothers shouldn't be too difficult.... They both had big hit songs in the 1970s about going to the park.  In last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats, Helpful Buckeye discussed some of the problems encountered by dogs on their visits to dog parks.  This week's issue will focus on some im ... Read on »
ARE YOU & YOUR PETS READY? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 12:00am What's that???  Oh, no, it's a tick!  And this is only March!  This past winter was, by all accounts, a much milder one than most throughout much of the USA.  As a result, springtime seemed to arrive somewhat sooner as well.  We've all enjoyed the early blooming flowers but, it has also has become evident that we're going to be experienci ... Read on »
Why Everyone with ME/CFS or FM Should Be Evaluated for Tick Infections by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 14 Jun 2014 1:42pm That's a pretty sweeping statement I made in the title to this post, isn't it? I certainly didn't start out with that point of view. I used to mentally roll my eyes at people who seemed to see Lyme disease everywhere they looked. But, over the years, I've met and heard from dozens and dozens and dozens of people who were originally diagnosed with ... Read on »
SPRING HAS SPRUNG.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:14pm Spring has finally sprung this past Friday, the 20th. Remembering last week's opening quote, get from winter's dream to summer's magic..., we must first experience spring. Helpful Buckeye's good friend, Link, from Schwenksville, PA, sent this quote last week from Albert Camus, French author, about winter: "In the depths of winter, I finally l ... Read on »
How to safely and effectively control ticks. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 1:20pm How to safely and effectively control ticks Ticks are bloodsucking parasites that are often found in tall grass and brush. There are more than 850 species of ticks worldwide, at least 100 can and do transmit more than 65 diseases. For photographs and Quick Time movies of several tick species click on the tick image gallery at: http://www.ent.ia ... Read on »
MARCH MADNESS & APRIL FOOLS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:13pm March Madness leads to.... April Fools Yes, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament remains the most exciting sports event of the year and April Fools Day remains the preeminent hoaxing jokester day of the year. April Fools Day is observed in many countries with many variations on the theme, but with a hoax of some type ... Read on »
BEEN WAITING FOR SPRING? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 12:00am Helpful Buckeye suspects that all of us have been waiting for Spring...for one reason or another...except for those of you who love to snow ski.  Well, the first day of Spring was this past Monday and we got 6" of snow on our roof and flower pots here in Flagstaff!  Fortunately, the roads and ground had warmed enough that the accumulation ... Read on »