Tag Archives: pets

A walk with Fido is good for your health

A summertime walk in the park with Fido counts toward one’s daily exercise regimen, and one which benefits both you and your four-legged best friend according to a press release from the Society for Vascular Surgery.

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Halloween Chocolate a Serious Threat to Pets

Chocolate Halloween candy may be a treat for children but poses a serious threat to pets, warns an expert. Here are the details from HealthDay News: Pets who consume chocolate can experience vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, irregular heartbeat, … Continue reading

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You child wants a pet turtle? Just say no!

Despite a long-standing federal ban on the sale of small turtles, the reptiles continue to be sold in the U.S. and to make owners, usually young children, sick with Salmonella — sometimes very sick, health officials warn in a report … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Live Longer

When I wrote my book, 10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People, I included information on how people can make decisions that will affect the quantity and quality of their lives. Here’s a redux of a number of studies on longevity … Continue reading

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