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Op-ed writer George Fenwick's assertion that trap, neuter and release programs (TNR) lead to an increase in the number of uninoculated species is unfounded. He obviously does not understand how TNR works. TNR is a program that allows a cat caretaker...
ReporterAndrea Shreeman is an actress in California, but she grew up in Roanoke. Now she's hoping to make a movie here. We first met Shreeman last summer when she was making her pitch to potential investors. She's back in town now, redoubling her efforts to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
C. Everett Koop, who raised the profile of the surgeon general by riveting America's attention on the then-emerging disease known as AIDS and by railing against smoking, has died in New Hampshire at age 96. An assistant at Koop's Dartmouth institute,...
Tags: Social Issues, AIDS, Abortion, Heroin, Science and Technology
The Hartford CourantThere is little dignity in killing yourself with prescribed medication from a doctor. Contrary to the image of peacefully resting in a chair or bed, surrounded by loved ones, after ingesting drugs prescribed by a trusted physician, the reality of...
The Hartford CourantA bill before the Connecticut General Assembly would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The legislature's debate about dying patients' rights should focus instead, or at least in addition, on their right to receive compassionate care. Assuming the...
The Westminster dog show, at Madison Square Garden in New York, hasn't only been about the dogs lately. Last year, PETA protesters invaded the two-day event. As a handler in one of the fantastically dowdy suits that are a Westminster hallmark trotted a...
I hate to be a party pooper. So I've been eager to join the celebration over "No-Kill December" — the first time that Los Angeles city animal shelters have managed to go an entire month without euthanizing any adoptable dogs or cats. But I couldn'...
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It began last summer when Halie Weber went to adopt a dog. Then 16, Halie and her mother were trying to choose from a pair of pooches at Lake County Animal Services when they learned that the one left behind would be euthanized the next day —...
Nobody knows how many are out there or how much damage they do. They are stealthy, nocturnal predators; often diseased; sometimes despised; living and breeding in dumps and abandoned buildings, by apartment dumpsters and barns; avoiding humans, even...
Tags: HIV, Vaccines, Science, Science and Technology, Hookworm
As the Dec. 3 editorial "The Salvation of St. Joseph" noted, citizens must be vigilant about health care restrictions at Catholic-run hospitals. Catholic hospitals enforce religious directives that can interfere with patient decision-making in...
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