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Children can be taught rules to help avoid dog bites

Many children adore dogs. This is a healthy attitude to have that parents may wish to encourage. And while many dogs will behave very friendly with children, others can be aggressive and may even attack and bite. But a child is less likely to be harmed if he or she understands how to interact with a dog.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals advises parents to teach their children the following things to help them stay safe when approaching dogs:

The loss of a loved one deserves answers

The bonds we forge with our loved ones can be very strong. The thought of losing someone close may seem almost incomprehensible. Sadly, it is possible for an unforeseen tragedy to occur, taking someone of significance from our lives. When such an event takes place, it can be very difficult to reconcile how such a thing could happen.

How can I avoid becoming fatigued while driving?

Each year, fatigued drivers are responsible for causing 100,000 motor vehicle crashes. The most obvious way to avoid causing a car accident due to being drowsy is to get plenty of sleep prior to hitting the road.

The FDA uses different sources to learn of dangerous drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration exists to protect and promote the public's health. It does this by regulating a variety of products, among which are pharmaceutical drugs. Previously on this blog, we discussed what could inspire the FDA to ask for a drug recall. These issues included such things as flaws in a drug's manufacturing process or a drug that is believed to pose a health threat to consumers.

But before requesting a recall, the dangers posed by a drug must be brought to the FDA's attention. There are several possible ways the organization may receive information that could lead to a recall request:

● The FDA is contacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also known as the CDC.

● The FDA makes a determination regarding the prospects for a recall after inspecting a manufacturing facility.

● The FDA is contacted by a company that has discovered a problem.

FDA declares testosterone therapy increases heart attack risk

Testosterone therapy has become a common method of trying to treat a variety of physical symptoms experienced by men. There are a number of products on the market aimed at men who want to counter the effects of decreased testosterone production, also known as "low-T."

Territorial dogs pose potential dangers for children

If a dog is properly trained and cared for, it will likely never cause anyone a moment?s distress. Likewise, if a dog?s owner prevents the dog from roaming freely throughout a neighborhood, then it will have little opportunity to get into trouble. Unfortunately, not everyone is willing to take on the responsibilities of dog ownership.

Low testosterone in younger men should be treated correctly

Typically, we think of lower testosterone levels as being an issue for men who are around 50 years of age or older. However, it is possible for men much younger to experience low testosterone. Given that there is so much paid publicity circulating through the media about testosterone therapy, a younger man may seek this treatment without realizing that it is not the best medical solution to his issues.

The best way to treat any medical problem is to have that problem properly diagnosed. There are a number of reasons a younger man's testosterone level may dip. A doctor, who is the chairman of the urology department of a New York City hospital, says that one of the possible culprits could be type 2 diabetes.

Health care-associated infections can prove fatal

When a family member is hospitalized, you hope that they are able to receive treatment that will help resolve their medical issues. But even if your loved one successfully undergoes surgery or other treatment, he or she may be vulnerable during the remainder of their stay at a health care facility.

Police apprehend driver allegedly responsible for collision

By and large, cities in Texas are very spread out. This means that many of us depend on cars as our chief form of transportation. It also means that we may spend a lot of time on the road while getting from here to there. And when we go out, we hope that those with whom we are sharing the road are careful and responsible drivers.

Oilfield workers must protect their hands from injury

An oilfield worker’s job depends on their ability to use their hands. Any sort of hand injury could result in a worker having to miss valuable time from the job. An extremely serious hand injury could permanently prevent an oilfield worker from being able to work at all. 

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