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  • We don't know for sure if pets 'grieve' the way we do

    Q: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it's still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it's been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home. There's no way to tell her that's not going to happen. How can we help Gracie through this difficult period? -- S.O., Chicago, IL.
  • Sure, coughs and colds are nasty, but antibiotics are not the answer This is "Get Smart About Antibiotics Week" (Nov. 12-18), developed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to educate everyone about the overuse of antibiotics. The prescribing of antibiotics is highest for young children....

    Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks

    Scientists: Nanotech-based products offer great potential but unknown risks
    Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it once was seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection. But when the sunscreens are...

    A less painful flu shot?

    The Fluzone Intradermal flu vaccine uses a needle that's 90 percent smaller than regular flu shot to deliver vaccine to the skin rather than deep into the arm muscle, resulting in less pain.

    Why I support the Affordable Care Act

    When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, I felt a burden being released from my shoulders.  When I was four years old, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, an auto-immune disease that caused me to become intolerant of gluten. ...