Pet Care

The Dangers of the Sago Palm

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) receives thousands of calls every year relating to pets ingesting plants, but this year, there has been a massive spike in cases relating to the Sago Palm, an extremely toxic plant for our furry friends. With the significant increase in cases over the last year, we have seen […]

Pet Care

The Dangers of the Sago Palm

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) receives thousands of calls every year relating to pets ingesting plants, but this year, there has been a massive spike in cases relating to the Sago Palm, an extremely toxic plant for our furry friends. With the significant increase in cases over the last year, we have seen […]

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Pandemic dangers drive some doctors to switch jobs, retire early

(HealthDay)—Dr. Brad Cotton enjoyed working on the front lines as an emergency room doctor. Yet in March, as the coronavirus pandemic burst through the doors at hospitals across the world, Cotton left that more dangerous work behind. “I left emergency medicine because that was much higher risk. I’m actually still working full time for urgent […]

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Nightmares prepare us for real-life dangers, study finds

Nightmares prepare us for real-life dangers: People who have bad dreams handle stressful situations more efficiently, study finds Researchers, partly funded by the US government, studied which brain regions light up during nightmares They monitored the brains of 18 people while they slept and regularly woke them up asking if they were having a nightmare […]

Pet Care

The Dangers of ADHD Medication and Your Pets

It’s that time of the year again: it’s back to school for many kids across the country. That means new school supplies, early mornings and packed lunches. But, you may be asking yourself, “What does back to school season have to do with my pets?” The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reports that during the school […]