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Second Shoot for the Cure aims high

...more like kids," Rey said."One thing I found with my daughter is that they don't look sick, but they live every day coughing continually, short of breath, (with) so many medication and physical therapy requirements that it's just daunting to...

...along the way.Although she had been able to tear through plastic, the 11-year-old had not stopped her constant, croupy coughing, the result ? various veterinarians said ? of congestive heart failure that had not responded to pills, capsules and...
Poem: When I Grow Up and Become a Veterinarian

...To moose with broken legs,Instead of performing a very messy amputation.I'll give cherry ripple spumoni,To cure a coughing pony.And coconut filbert swirl,To treat a snow blind squirrel,Instead of injecting a very painful vaccination.When...
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Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...available for people who choose to get the immunization. The flu is caused by the influenza virus, which can be spread by coughing, sneezing or nasal secretions. For most people, symptoms last only a few days, but for those 65 and older, pregnant women...
Chickenpox spreading in area

...two cases diagnosed more than week later. The illness spreads from person to person by direct contact or through the air by coughing or sneezing, Yablon said. It takes 10 to 21 days after contact for an infected person to develop chickenpox, he said.A...
Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

...scratch. "We ended up going a lot slower than anticipated," she said. "We ended up resting twice as long when they started coughing. You don't want to exercise them too much when that's happening." The final week leading up to the race Zappa said she...
Kardinals shrug off sickness, Panthers

...into the game, Gabriel Sr. knew the Kardinals would be short on energy due to illness. "There's a lot of hacking and coughing going on in that locker room right now," Gabriel Sr. said after the game. "We've got a lot of guys that are sick...
Alaska tops nation with highest TB rate

...through the air. It spreads easily among people living in close quarters. Infection causes sweats, weight loss, fevers, coughing and other symptoms of the common cold. It is easily treated with drugs, but can be fatal if left untreated. Alaska had the...
Flu on the rise

...year's strain, Emmick said. The symptoms this year are coughing, body aches and a fever. "Most of the time it's treated...whooping cough or otherwise - should cover their mouth when coughing and stay home from work or school to prevent spreading their...

...with the crankiness the kids get when they're feverish," she says.Thyme, Jeanroy says, can soothe a throat sore from coughing, and Blume touts its anti-viral properties."I always drink thyme tea when I fly," says Blume, "because you're re-breathing...


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