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Friday, January 15, 2021

Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats

What should you do if you think your dog has a food allergy?

The Bridge: Christmas Brings Us a New ‘Food Allergy’ Life

This year, I've received my Christmas present just a little early.  My son reached the top of the wait list and was admitted into the Southern California Food Allergy...

Help! My Dog’s Itching is Driving Me Crazy

One of the most common problems I see on a daily basis in my practice is itching dogs.  This is because an itching animal usually gets the owner’s attention.  Persistent chewing and scratching is not only frustrating to the owner, but miserable for the pet as well

Claims Vaping a Safe Alternative to Smoking Go up in Smoke

While smoke is not involved in vaping, a firestorm of controversy about the safety of vaping has filled the air recently.

A Candid Interview with Steve Austin, Author of ‘From Pastor to Psych Ward’

I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.

Screen Time Safety for Children: The Latest Research

Children who spend more than two hours per day looking at an electronic screen demonstrate decreased memory, diminished language skills, and shortened attention spans.

Saying Good-Bye to Pets

“How will I know when it’s time to put my pet to sleep?” This is a question every veterinary practitioner hears frequently, as veterinarians are truly the only health...

Locating Light Inside the Tunnel of Loss, Part 1

“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?

Approaching Cancer with a Merry Heart

A merry heart does good like medicine. Proverbs 17:22a (KJV) When my 59-year-old husband, Bert, was diagnosed with Stage 4A colon cancer (metastatic to the liver), the Lord immediately brought...

Seven-Day Plan for Getting Off Sugar and Carbs

By following the seven-day outline below you will feel better, gain clarity of mind, increase your energy, and improve your health. The following eating plan provides step-by-step instructions of...

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Biden to Use Huge Bible for Swearing-In

President-elect Joe Biden plans to use a family heirloom Bible when he takes the oath of office on January 20th.

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ has multiple great messages about life

The phrase “family-friendly” -- as every parent knows -- is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home.

Actress Miya Horcher Leads With Love

Lead with love. A sweet and simple phrase—but not so easy to live out—particularly in high school. Actress Miya Horcher would know. She plays the...