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Health in a Heartbeat

Audio Hand sanitizer misuse dangerous for kids
June 23, 2017

 

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHand sanitizer, a flu-season must-have for parents desperate to help their sniffle-prone children ward off sickness, can pose some dangers itself if it is misused. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlighted this growing problem in a recent report that said the most prevalent problem is children ingesting […]

Animal Airwaves

Audio Doing your due diligence fighting heartworms
May 1, 2017

 

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s mosquito season, which recalls the life-threatening effects of heartworm disease. So if you’re the parent of a dog, cat or ferret, listen up. Adult heartworms living inside dogs or wild canids—that is, their natural hosts—produce offspring that travel in the blood. Feeding mosquitoes ingest these larvae, then inject […]