Entries Posted in"Health"

Dog Days No More!

Published August 19, 2014

As a dog owner, it is crucial that you instill a positive personality and feeling in your dog. Having a dog that just mopes around, is uncomfortable all the time, and just doesn’t want to be around anybody can really ruin purpose of companionship with a dog. One of the biggest things that dog owners fail with is making sure their dog has enough physical activity. Not giving your dog enough physical activity can put him on the fast track to the description that I just gave. Don’t let your dog have anymore dog days! Depending on what kind of […]

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Allergies In Dogs Are More Treatable Than You Think

Published August 19, 2014

One of the most uncomfortable feelings is having a bad case of excessive allergies. Constantly feeling like your head is caving in mixed in with the non-stop sneezing, runny nose, and/or coughing can really turn your day into one that is miserable. Believe it or not, we’re not alone in sharing this feeling. Dogs too can have allergies; sometimes even worse. However, just like humans are able to treat their allergies with some form of drug, dogs are again not alone. The use of benadryl has quickly become a go-to drug to give dogs who suffer from allergies. Just like […]

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Programs in the Medical Field Prosper: From Drugs to Physical Therapy

Published May 26, 2014

Some careers never go out of fashion, and this is certainly true for medical careers such as pharmacy and physical Therapy. Although both of these fields involve long term study in order to be qualified, you are pretty much guaranteed a job for life and can expect to earn a decent salary. As a pharmacist you can expect to have to take approximately 3-4 years of professional training which will lead to you holding a Doctor of Pharmacy certification. Top schools in the US include the University of California, University of North Carolina, University of Minnesota, University of Texas, University […]

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Alternative Therapies: How to help yourself by doing something you enjoy

Published May 21, 2014

The key to having a higher quality of life will depend on doing things you enjoy and working toward good health. Take the time to consider types of alternative therapy and how these may benefit your health. Cooking for Fun Most people are fully aware that cooking can be a great hobby to enjoy. The benefits of good food are always a huge motivator for the chef. Consider investing in some cooking classes that will allow you to associate with others and enjoy the social aspect; you don’t need to have a PHD in culinary arts to enjoy cooking with […]

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What every Sportist should know about his Body

Published May 21, 2014

Participating in sports can be fun and a great way to stay active. However, the more active a person is, the higher the possibility of an injury occurring. The sportsman should know specific types of injuries and ways to treat these injuries when occurring. What are Sportsmen? Men that participate in a variety of sports are referred to as sportsmen. These may include football, hockey, rugby and a number of others. Various men will play on a team with others and work to win the sport that is being played. Ideally, the person that is participating is sports should be […]

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А Role of Occupational Therapy in Early Childhood

Published May 21, 2014

Children need care on a consistent basis from the time of birth until later years. This is especially true if a child is born with special needs and requires extra attention. Occupational therapy will help in allowing the child to have the highest quality of life possible. What is Occupational Therapy? Therapy that is provided to children with special needs that will aid in daily living to help in higher quality of life. This treatment will allow for a higher level of development of the child to occur through specialized treatment methods. Providing assistance for daily tasks that will improve the life […]

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Foreign-Trained Veterinarians Immigrate To Canada

Published February 28, 2014

In recent years, Canada has seen an increase in immigration among veterinarians who have received their education and licensing in foreign countries. Exams have recently become mandatory for foreign-trained veterinarians who are entering Canada. These proficiency exams are given to be sure that veterinarians are knowledgeable about the English language, and that they can perform while meeting the same standards that are required of Canadian born veterinarians. In the United States, foreign-trained veterinarians were required to complete a one year clinical course to make sure that they had proficient skills. Canada, however, did not have these requirements until recent years. […]

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What Do We Need To Do To Protect Our Children From Dogs?

Published October 8, 2013

In almost every place in the world, humans and animals coexist. From the very beginning, humans have counted on animals to survive. For thousands of years, animals have been domesticated to help humans in every aspect of life from transportation, work, and protection to companionship. Where then do we draw the line with regards to safety. Earlier this year, a Cochrane boy was attached by a pit bull. According to a story in the Calgary Sun Newspaper, the boy was sitting on the floor playing some games and the dog, out of nowhere, lunged at the boy and ripped off […]

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