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Family’s heartbreak as ‘healthy’ 14-month-old puppy dies while residing at puppy training camp

Family’s heartbreak as ‘healthy’ 14-month-old puppy dies while residing at puppy training camp

A devastated family is mourning the ‘unexpected’ loss of their 14-month-old puppy after his week-long stay at a dog training facility. Sisters Christina and Celia Zazzarino from Sydney, owned a ‘completely healthy’ dog called Wiston (Winnie), but he started to ‘become a bit of a handful’. The siblings decided to opt for professional training while […]

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More States Drop Sales Tax on Disposable Diapers to Boost Affordability

More States Drop Sales Tax on Disposable Diapers to Boost Affordability

Shirley Bloxom can’t forget the pride-swallowing shame she felt asking friends and church members for financial help. After the surgery left her husband partially paralyzed, he needed to use disposable underwear at least three times a day, said Bloxom, 72. Living on a fixed income, the couple couldn’t afford them. Bloxom’s husband is among the

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CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults

CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults

Pfizer and GSK have a green light to distribute their RSV vaccines to older adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That made the two vaccines the first for RSV to become publicly available in the US The shots are expected to roll out in the fall — before the next RSV

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Tina Turner health issues: Singer opened up about kidney disease 2 months before death

Tina Turner health issues: Singer opened up about kidney disease 2 months before death

Two months prior to her death this week at age 83Tina Turner opened up about having put herself “in great danger” over her health. For International World Kidney Day on March 9, the music superstar warned his social media followers about the importance of keeping an eye on your kidney health, especially since the kidneys

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Itchy Eyes?  How to Tell if it’s the Arcturus COVID Strain or Allergies

Itchy Eyes? How to Tell if it’s the Arcturus COVID Strain or Allergies

​This month federal health organizations released an additional booster vaccine to individuals at greatest risk for COVID-19 as doctors and scientists are closely monitoring the new Arcturus variant of COVID or XBB.1.16. The Arcturus strain can present with a new symptom – conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is irritation of the eye and the eyelid – oftentimes associated

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Weight loss may mean a risk of death for older adults, study shows

Weight loss may mean a risk of death for older adults, study shows

CNN — As much as people may celebrate their own weight loss, it is not always healthy. A new study shows that weight loss in older adults is associated with early death and life-limiting conditions. Weight gain, on the other hand, is not associated with mortality, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Network

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Are sugar substitutes bad for you?  What science says

Are sugar substitutes bad for you? What science says

To satisfy the public’s craving for sweetness and concern about the health effects of sugar, food companies have increasingly turned to sugar substitutes. Natural and artificial sweeteners are added to everything from sodas to toothpaste, lip balm to snack items. Now, studies are raising concerns about the health effects of these substitutes. Late last month,

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