How Worried Should Cat Owners Be About Toxoplasmosis?
Pregnant women, babies and immunocompromised people are the only ones who need to worry about the “most successful parasite on the planet.”
With Melanoma, Lymph Node Removal May Not Improve Survival
If melanoma cells are found in a lymph node, doctors routinely remove all the surrounding lymph nodes. But this practice may not improve survival.
Persistent Pain May Increase Dementia Risk
Older people who are often troubled by moderate or severe pain had faster declines in memory and increased risk of dementia.
Meditation for Real Life: How to Be Mindful With a Barking Dog
Approaching the sound of barking with mindfulness can help transform it from a source of agitation to an opportunity for practice.
Phys Ed: Why Running May Be Good for Your Back
People who regularly jog or walk briskly appear to have healthier discs in their spines than people who do not exercise.
Yoga With Cats
“Yoga mats are like cat magnets,” said an owner of Meow Parlour, one of a growing number of places offering yoga with cats.
Diagnosis: She Had Never Suffered From Anxiety. Was She Having Her First Panic Attack?
Her heart would race, and she would break out in a sweat and feel nauseated.
Pet Insurance Is the Latest Work Perk
A growing number of companies are offering health insurance for their employees’ dogs, cats and even potbellied pigs.
Official in Flint Who Used a Racial Slur Against Black Residents Resigns
Philip Stair, of the Genesee County Land Bank in Flint, Mich., used a racial epithet and called some residents “deadbeats” in a recorded conversation.
Anthem Will Exit Health Insurance Exchange in Ohio
The decision by the for-profit Blue Cross/Blue Shield to leave the Obamacare markets in 2018 will leave about 13,000 people without an insurer.
Does Your Pet Need an Eye Doctor?
Veterinarians specialized in vision problems are few, but some conditions ailing dogs and other animals can be treated.
The Vegan Dog
Will a vegan diet make dogs healthier?