Health News

A new treatment for rare muscular disease

Rare diseases are sometimes the most difficult to treat because of a lack of research and fewer participants to study. An example would be those who have Pompe disease, a genetic condition when a body can’t make a protein that breaks down a complex sugar, called glycogen, for energy. Too much glycogen builds up and […]

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When does a bruise on an infant or young child signal abuse?

Bruising caused by physical abuse is the most common injury to be overlooked or misdiagnosed as non-abusive before an abuse-related fatality or near-fatality in a young child. A refined and validated bruising clinical decision rule (BCDR), called TEN-4-FACESp, which specifies body regions on which bruising is likely due to abuse for infants and young children, […]

Pet Care

Six Reasons to Adopt a Horse

We want to make horse adoption just as commonplace as dog and cat adoption—in our opinion, it’s the smartest way to go about adding a horse to your life! Please read on to learn about the many benefits and advantages to adoption. (If you’re already convinced that adopting a horse is right for you, go […]

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What is a ferret badger?

A number of animals have been suggested as the intermediary carrier of the coronavirus that has wracked the world for more than a year; most of them are familiar, but you might not have heard of the ferret badger. Here are some facts about this lesser-known creature. What’s in a name? The ferret badger’s name […]