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Brewers' Hall tears calf muscle, will miss a month by Eli .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 11:42am Sun Feb 15th 2009 The Milwaukee Brewers did not get through Day 1 of Spring Training without their first injury of the year. Bill Hall, the front-runner to start at third base, underwent an MRI scan Friday morning in Phoenix and was diagnosed with a partial tear of his left calf muscle. He will be sidelined four to six weeks fo ... Read on »
A ZOOLOGIST'S DREAM? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 12:00am HOLY WEATHER CHANGE, BATMAN!!!  ...as we used to hear in the old Batman and Robin comics, TV series, and movies.  Helpful Buckeye was able to take 3 long bike rides outdoors this past week with temperatures in the low 60s and on Friday, I drove down to Phoenix with a good friend to see my LA Dodgers play a spring training game.  We basked ... Read on »
IS IT A STROKE OR VESTIBULAR DISEASE? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Oct 2011 12:00am “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf’s a flower.”   Albert Camus, French novelist Most of you have known someone who has experienced a stroke and many of you have witnessed the onset of a stroke.  So, it's not unexpected that you might think the same signs appearing in your dog or cat would signal the onset of a stroke.  However, ... Read on »
SO YOU WANT TO GET ANOTHER DOG? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 29 Jan 2012 12:00am For whatever reason, you have decided to get a new dog.  Perhaps you've just had a long-time pet pass away, or you want to get a playmate for you current dog(s), or you're looking for your very first dog.  The acquisition of a dog involves several steps before you actually can complete the process Making the decision to get a dog ... Read on »
DON'T FEED THAT TO YOUR PET! by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Aug 2012 12:00am This week's topic concludes the 3-part series covering pet food concerns.  Helpful Buckeye has already discussed "How Safe Is Your Pet's Food?" and "What's For Dinner?", both of which you can access in our list of recent archives. This final part of the food trilogy deals with the many items you should stay away from when it comes to fe ... Read on »
FIT TIP FRIDAY . . . DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DO. . . by Marla-Deen Posted Fri 30 Mar 2012 2:48pm FIT TIP FRIDAY brings a great tip from me to you . . . do as I (or anyone with some sense says) and not as I do.  In other words, listen to your body and when it says "ENOUGH!", "QUIT!", "OUCH!", that's when you actually do stop.  At least that is what I would tell you to do if you were in one of my classes, or within earshot of me.  I wou ... Read on »
A Year of Reflection by Carmen Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 12:00am Every year end, I reflect on the year previous, and I write an incredibly long post, highlighting 5-7 of my favorite posts from each month of the last year. I love to do it - but it's a) super time consuming and b) I wonder if anyone actually reads it, kwim? I asked on the Mom to the Screaming Masses Facebook page - you a ... Read on »
Whittling Down to Bullet Points by Carmen Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Jan 2014 12:00am I'm meeting a new person this week, and for many reasons that are mostly way too boring to discuss, it is important that this person know a lot about me. So I've spent some time during the past week trying to pick out the parts of me that are the most relevant, the things that really make me, me. I mean, is it really impo ... Read on »
Catching Up! by Rock G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 12:00am Ah finally, some room to breathe. Hello blog, hello to the one person still following:) I am in Southern, California, Corona to be exact. I've been here visiting my mom who celebrated her birthday on Wednesday and then it's off to the San Diego 100-mile early in the morning (4AM) to crew and pace my friend Randy Katz who is attempting his fir ... Read on »
58:46! Mathew Kisorio of Kenya runs fasters ever half marathon on U.S. soil by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 5:01pm PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 18, 2011 -  History was made at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon on Sunday, not once but twice , as Mathew Kisorio of Kenya and Kim Smith of New Zealand set U.S. All-Comers’ Records, winning the men’s and women’s divisions with late surges.   Kisorio fought off a challenge from one of his best friend ... Read on »