Pet Care

These Pitties Need Your Help Finding Homes

This week, we are shining an extra special spotlight on two fabulous pit bulls! Meet Max and Tony! These two pups are each looking for homes to call their own and adopters who will love them for who they are.  Unfortunately, pit bulls often fall victim to unfair stereotypes and misconceptions and can sometimes spend […]

Health News

The Surprising Ways Quarantine Is Messing With Your Body

If you think that spending hours sitting at home alone on the computer and/or staring at your TV or phone screen (in addition to experiencing an overwhelming amount of stress) during quarantine has not affected you, think again. COVID-19 has not only distorted our perception of time by destroying our “temporal cues” (via WebMD), but […]

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Does your pain feel different in English and Spanish?

We take for granted the fact that feelings such as love, happiness, or pain are described with different words and expressions across languages. But are these differences in the ways we express these feelings in different languages also tied to differences in the sensations themselves? Would a painful event like a stubbed toe or a […]

Personal Health

How to Tell if Your Fatigue Is a Sign of COVID-19

Feeling rundown here and there is a part of life. But, when you feel tired in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, it's only natural to wonder if your fatigue could be caused by COVID-19. Here's the deal: While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists fatigue as an official symptom of COVID-19, […]

Health News

Nasal spray to silence that ringing in your ear

Nasal spray of ‘love hormone’ oxytocin could banish ringing in the ears – which affects around seven million Britons A nasal spray of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin could banish tinnitus — the ringing or buzzing in the ears that affects around seven million Britons. Also known as the ‘cuddle’ hormone, oxytocin is released by the brain […]

Pet Care

Your Guide to a Pet-Safe Halloween

As Halloween rounds the corner and we put on our spooky costumes, it’s important to remember to look out for our furry friends. Like any holiday, Halloween comes with its own set of hazards for our pets. The Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to make sure your pets don’t receive any tricks this year – just […]