Thursday, April 29, 2010

How do cats get ringworm?

Lots of people assume ringworm is a condition involving a little worm.  It's not.  It's a fungus that can be passed from one pet to another and from pets to people.  Here are the causes:

Saturday, April 24, 2010

How exactly does your cat get fleas?

Did you know that fleas have no wings - they just jump very high?  Here's the lowdown on these pesky insections and how they end up on your cat:

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

What is Boomeritis and how do you avoid it?

It's the curse of baby boomers, and it's making orthopedic surgeons wealthier every day.  Here's what you need to know about Boomeritis:

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Treatments for bursitis of the shoulder

It's painful and sometimes goes on and on.  Bursitis of the shoulder is no laughing matter for anyone who suffers from it.  Here are the current treatments:

Thursday, April 8, 2010

How will recent health reform affect Federal retirees?

It's a mixed bag.  If you have a chronic medical condition, the answer might be largely negative:

A guide to preventing blindness

While it's not always possible to avoid blindness, there are steps you can take to make it less of a probability in your life:

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Study links erectile dysfunction with death in patients with cardiovascular disease

The results of a recent study suggest that in men already diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, there's a link between erectile dysfunction and heart-related death: