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Thursday, February 20, 2020

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...

Healthy Eating Guidelines to Improve Your Health and Wellbeing

The following healthy eating guidelines are my secret to maintaining optimal weight and brain health. This is a low-carbohydrate, low-glycemic, anti-inflammatory eating plan, which is the type of diet...

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A Ministry of Love: Boone and Me

Cory Asbury’s song “Reckless Love” gained traction after its release in 2017, its message proclaimed through voices throughout the nation and beyond on Sunday...

Outspoken: Katie Leigh’s story

Once you hear the voice of Connie Kendall from Focus on the Family's “Adventures in Odyssey” radio drama you never forget it.