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Spring has sprung and with it comes the anticipation of lots of changes. Whether you are preparing to return to working outside the home away from your pets, or are looking forward to enjoying more of the great outdoo

rs with your pets, we've got you covered. In this episode, we'll learn how to help our dogs with separation anxiety, and we'll hear lots of tips and products that will come in handy in milder weather

Articles focus on the health benefits of vitamins C and D for boosting immunity in seniors, with support from Dr. Fauci, authority in the battle against COVID-19.

Consumers hope dietary supplements will keep them healthy, and they also believe they’re protected from unsafe products. A Consumer Reports special investigation, however, shows that the FDA’s oversight of the industry is dangerously insufficient.

Two aspects of pharmaceutical drug usage. From the New York Times an article by Jane Brody about the side effects of drugs; including the impact on people too scared by the possible side effects to use necessary medication, and individual factors that impact the appropriate usage and dosing of specific drugs. The AARP Bulletin looks at the usage and marketing of off-label prescriptions.


CBS News

On Monday, July 1, 2019 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a list of sixteen brands of dog food that may be associated with a heightened risk of heart failure in dogs. The FDA isn't suggesting that pet owners stop feeding their dogs the particular brands yet, but some vets are already advising against "grain free" foods.

MIT Technology Review

More than 30 million Americans live with diabetes, which is the leading cause of Diabetic Retinopathy, the most common cause of vision impairment and blindness among working-age adults.  Diabetic Retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye.