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safe pet habits

HORRIFYING HABITS: Pets

While it’s true most pet parents would never intentionally do things to cause harm, some habits can have dire consequences for our four-legged family members.

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HORRIFYING HABITS: Feet

Many foot pain problems can be avoided by making simple changes, according to two local podiatrists. We asked Dr. Evan Merrill of Southern Oregon Foot

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FAST FACTS: SNAKE BITES

Joe Kreuzman of Coyote Trails School of Nature in Medford recommends the following instructions: Try to remain calm and call 911 immediately. Clean the wound

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FAST FACTS: POISON OAK

Dr. Mary Murdoch of Southern Oregon Pediatrics in Medford recommends the following actions: Wash affected area with warm water and soap. (Dish soap, like Dawn,

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FAST FACTS: SPIDER BITES

Karen Bassett of Southern Oregon Pediatrics in Medford, a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience, offered treatment advice. A spider bite may

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FAST FACTS: TREATING LICE

Karen Bassett of Southern Oregon Pediatrics in Medford, a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience, offered the following treatment advice: Purchase an

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  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits