It takes only minutes to save a life! Leaving pets locked in cars is never safe, but when the weather gets warmer it can be deadly. High temperatures can cause irreparable organ damage and even death. Help a pet left in a hot car Take down the car’s make, model and license-plate number. If there…

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This morning I felt the chill in the air which told me that summer is making way for Fall, then Winter, and then the Holidays! I should start working on a Christmas gift list, and just don’t have enough hours in the day (all that went through my head in about two seconds flat) …ARGHHH!!…

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This video is from my favorite Doc, ZUBIN DAMANIA, MD.   UCSF/Stanford trained internal medicine physician and founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health 3.0 that was part of an ambitious urban revitalization movement in Las Vegas spearheaded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. During a decade-long career as a hospitalist at Stanford, Doctor Damania led a…

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What can we learn from Hurricanes Hurricanes are pretty devastating storms that rip through the eastern seaboard leaving lots of property damage, and human suffering. Here in the Pacific Northwest the likelihood of a “storm” on the scale like a Category 5 is pretty rare, but we do have high winds that can and have…

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Thomas scrubbed in as a Doc For a Day! The event was live-tweeted by @Swedish, using the hashtag #SwedishDoc4Day. About the event: Dr. Glenn Barnhart and the team at the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute in Seattle invited 15 members of the public (including students) to become a “Heart Surgeons for a Day”! Randomly selected individuals spent…

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First Aid For Recreational Boaters While researching content that is specifically designed for the Recreational Boater, I have come across some real gems in the description of aliments at sea. This is by far my favorite, and I’ll share it with you now. The two stages of Seasickness: You are so sick you’re afraid you may…

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