Dr. John Howe Selected As AVMA President-Elect

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) has elected Dr. John Howe, Grand Rapids, Minn., as the organization’s president-elect. As president-elect, he will assist the president and substitute for the president when necessary, preside over all sessions of the HOD and serve as a voting member of the AVMA Board of Directors. […]

How Attachment Styles Affect Romantic Relationships

I didn’t engage in behaviors like calling or texting multiple times—if anything, I did the opposite, out of fear of being perceived as needy—but the thoughts alone, their irrationality and all-consuming anxiety, caused me a lot of pain. Fear of abandonment, jealousy, and general insecurity in romantic relationships leads many in the dating scene to […]

William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91

After receiving medical degrees at the University of Sydney, he served as resident medical officer at several hospitals in the early 1950s. He pursued additional medical studies in London before coming to the Crown Street hospital in 1955. A 1988 article in The Sydney Morning Herald said he had delivered some 1,500 babies there before […]

AVMA Announces New 2018 Volunteer Leaders at Convention

AVMA has new volunteer leaders for AVMA councils and committees. During the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) annual convention, the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) selected 19 new volunteer leaders.  Member volunteers are a critical aspect of the AVMA’s member-driven mission to meet the goals of the veterinary profession. Any voting AVMA member can volunteer, […]

The Umami-Richest Recipe, Right This Way

We’ve partnered with Ajinomoto Co. Inc. to bring you our latest contest—your best umami-rich recipe. Read on for all the savory, delicious details. Our recipe contests have always been about flavor. There are a lot of ways we sift through entries: How well-written is the recipe? How creative is the idea? How snugly does it […]

Are You Really Ready for a Summer Fling?

“Summer lovin’ had me a blast. Summer lovin’ happened so fast”. — lyrics from “Summer Nights” in Grease. It’s a delicious fantasy, isn’t it? — falling in love while on vacation or on the summer job at the beach. Movies like Grease and Dirty Dancing make it seem so perfect, so possible, so without consequences […]

Amazon Money Saving Hacks | Kitchn

We all love shopping on Amazon. It’s convenient and it has literally everything you could ever want, from Fiestaware to formal wear. And the lightning-quick speed in which they deliver is obviously a huge bonus. But if you’re not careful, the convenient nature of Amazon can make you a little trigger happy (that one-click shopping […]

Best Ever Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon is a popular southern dish that is filled with crunchy peas, crispy bacon, chopped red onions, and cheddar cheese.  This is an easy to make side dish that is perfect for your next potluck!  For more delicious potluck side dish ideas be sure to try California Spaghetti Salad, Ambrosia Salad, […]

Instant Pot Reviews – Differences High Low Pressure

Thinking about finally getting an Instant Pot? You will most likely be able to find at least one model on sale tomorrow or Tuesday, during Amazon Prime Day (and a half). So, while we wait for the official shopping holiday to begin, let’s take a minute to go over the differences between the various models. […]

Mining Electronic Medical Records To Enhance Use Of Approved Drugs : Shots

Information that could refine the uses of approved drugs may lie deep inside patients’ medical records. Ariel Skelley/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ariel Skelley/Getty Images Information that could refine the uses of approved drugs may lie deep inside patients’ medical records. Ariel Skelley/Getty Images When you go to your doctor’s office, sometimes it seems […]