Five Foods to Feed Your Dog When He’s Sick

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Key Points
  • There are several foods that are beneficial to dogs with upset stomachs.
  • Feeding a bland diet can alleviate some of your dog’s intestinal discomfort.
  • Occasionally, an upset stomach is a sign of a more serious problem — consult a vet.

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Blood Lead Levels High in 535,000 Kids in the USA

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  • 535,000 US kids aged 1 to 5 years have blood lead levels higher than 5 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL), the “level of concern” at which health problems may occur
  • Lead may cause permanent damage to your brain and nervous system; children under 6 are most at risk for lead exposure and related health problems
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A New Method Detects Traces of Veterinary Drugs in Baby Food

The quantities are very small, but in milk powder and in meat-based baby food, residues of drugs given to livestock were found. Researchers from the University of Almería (Spain) have developed a system to analyze these substances quickly and precisely.

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