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How to Get Rid of Ticks on Dogs

How to Get Rid of Ticks on Dogs

Ticks are eight-legged arachnids—meaning they’re not actually insects—that feed on the blood of mammals. When they feed, they usually spread disease. Nasty critters. If you’ve experienced the discovery of a tick on your pooch, your instinct likely was: Grab it! Before you dig in, though, it helps to know how

Nose Bleeds: Why They Happen and How to Stop Them

Nose Bleeds: Why They Happen and How to Stop Them

Most nose bleeds occur on the front of the nasal septum—the tissue that separates the two sides of the nose. Other types happen higher on the septum or deeper in the nose, which makes them harder to control. However, they are rarely, if ever, life-threatening.
Causes of Nose Bleeds
They often occur

Ask the Doctor: Osteoporosis and Atrial Fibrillation

Q. I fell getting out of the bathtub and fractured my wrist last year, and a friend said the fracture could be a sign that I have osteoporosis. Is she correct?

A. Your friend is correct—your broken wrist could signal possible osteoporosis. In fact, osteoporosis-related wrist fractures represent about 250,000 fractures

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