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Mental Health

How Human-Animal Interaction Can Help Support our Children’s Mental Wellbeing

22/05/2019 06:00am | 159 views

By Helen Mills (originally published on February 8, 2019)

 

It has been a particularly important week for organizations striving to raise awareness about the importance of our children’s emotional and mental health.

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Preventive Care

Making a Mark - How New Biomarkers May Help Vets Predict and Detect Diseases in Pet

15/05/2019 06:00am | 269 views

By Rena Crumplen

One thing I’ve observed working with veterinarians in our R&D team is that their role is often like a detective’s. When seeking a diagnosis, vets must follow “clues” reported by a pet’s owner or handler, or found during a physical examination. They can perform blood or urine tests, x-rays or scans, to gather more clues, but often have to push aside misleading signs or findings. Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish between different health conditions which have similar clinical signs or even similar test results. That’s where biomarkers can be very helpful.

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Mental Health

Depression Affects 15% of New Moms. A New Guideline Could Help Prevent It

13/05/2019 06:00am | 174 views

By Jamie Ducharme

 

A new recommendation from a group of independent experts convened by the government could help more new and expecting mothers avoid depression, one of the most common complications of pregnancy and childbirth.

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Preventive Care

Ulcerative Colitis:Nutrition & Exercise

08/04/2019 06:00am | 288 views

A treatment plan that works for you is essential when it comes to managing ulcerative colitis (UC) symptoms and the inflammationthat can cause them. However, diet and exercise are also important. A diet that includes variety, so you get enough calories and nutrition, is vital. Getting regular exercise can also benefit your body. Talk to your healthcare team to help you plan your diet and tailor activities to you.

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Preventive Care

When Your Flu Risk May Be Higher

04/04/2019 06:00am | 350 views

by Sarah Elizabeth Adler, AARP

Heart disease, lung disease and diabetes make serious complications more likely, report says

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