| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:51 AM
PETOSKEY — While the early spring warm-up has been a welcome relief from the winter chill, it’s causing many to suffer. So if you’re sneezing and wheezing, you can probably blame Mother Nature.
“It appears tree pollen season is...
| Dec 22, 2011
City Vet's Dr. Jana Bryant is educating dog owners about a new illness targeting their pets -- Canine Influenza, or "dog flu."
Bryant said, "We`re not being alarmist about this disease, but we definitely want to be proactive. Because it is a disease...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
My favorite meals are potlucks. I think the dishes at family and church gatherings are better than you get at restaurants.
So I've been shocked in recent years to learn that some people fear potlucks.
A few of my co-workers think germs and illness are...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Sneezing Twins! http://www.JonesPartyOf5.com This is a funny video of our cute little twin boys as they hear Daddy do something very strange and the Twins Mimic Daddy's Sneeze (aka twins make fun of their dad's sneeze)...
So our video of the twins...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Q: You recently wrote that half of all cats are fat. Is that because they're indoors all the time? If so, shouldn't they at least spend some time outside; it seems beneficial for the exercise. -- G.C., Tulsa, OK
A: Keeping cats indoors is not the...
| Sep 8, 2012
Dear Amy: I have a 26-year-old daughter who is incapable of making life decisions.
She was raised as an only child (she has an older half-sister) and her father and I spoiled her. I admit there was not enough discipline. She has been wild since age 14....
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:02 PM
As summertime temps build to near 90 these days, all those pollens floating around in the dry, breezy conditions seem to find their way directly into our path.
Since we haven't seen much rain lately, there literally is no way to strip all the pollen...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:51 PM
We're into February, traditionally when flu season peaks, and there's been barely a hint of the illness on the Peninsula, statewide or even across the country. "We really haven't seen much flu yet. I think the important word is yet," says David Trump,...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:06 AM
Ask pretty much anybody, and you will find they are or know someone who is sick, most with similar symptoms.
Hoosiers have been flooding some local doctor’s offices complaining of a sore throat, coughing, sneezing, fever and severe sinus issues. ...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:55 PM
SAN DIEGO, CA -- These questions were answered by experts attending the Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Aug. 3-7 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Q: My 5-year-old black Labrador is sneezing. It's like he needs a tissue. Is...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 2:31 PM
We've got the scoop on everything they won't tell you about at the hospital.
Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, round-the-clock feedings. But...