Welcome to Buckley Veterinary Hospital’s monthly pet care column. The holiday season is here! This month we are discussing keeping your pets safe and healthy during the holidays, including the importance of not feeding table scraps to avoid stomach upset and intestinal obstructions, and reducing your pet’s anxiety.
Here it is the weekend after Thanksgiving and I don’t see one Valentine in the store. How is a mother supposed to plan properly when the Valentines stuff isn’t out yet?
We celebrated Thanksgiving with my husband's family last weekend, but I do plan on cooking a simple, carb loaded Thanksgiving meal on the actual day.
Over the past few days, we’ve had blog posts related to the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The blog posts include photos or documents kept by our State Archives.
Franciscan Health System opens its newest dialysis center in South Tacoma on October 30, 2013. The Franciscan Dialysis Center – South Tacoma is located at 5825 Tacoma Mall Blvd. and is convenient to public transportation with ample parking available as well.
A short little giggle and then another. Soon the small boy is caught up in a full-blown laugh attack and a sparkle reflects in the wetness of his eyes. But these are tears of joy and laughter, not of sorrow or pain.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, thousands of hunters are gearing up for the fall turkey season in Eastern Washington. The season opens Nov. 20 in a number of eastside game management units, giving hunters a full week in the field to bag a bird for their holiday table.
Residents can learn how to reduce the amount of waste they produce by attending Pierce County’s free composting classes this fall. Classes will be offered on yard waste and food waste.
People will find help with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from free resources and events at Pierce County Libraries.
Medicare's open enrollment period for prescription drug plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage plans is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time when you can enroll in a new plan or sign up for coverage.
People who undergo traumatic experiences or endure stressful situations during their midlife years may be more likely to suffer from cognitive decline such as Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss as they age compared to their counterparts who manage to sail through life more smoothly, according to a study from Sweden that followed participants over decades, keeping track of their mental health.
Imagine if BMW's design chief admitted that Ford produces some of his favorite cars. Or if the CEO of Coca-Cola confessed that every now and then, he craves a Pepsi.
All wines are appropriate for all seasons. There's nothing wrong with enjoying a simple white or crisp rosé in the winter, and big reds work all year long.
I was turned down for life insurance due to my health. Does this mean I can't get life insurance at all?
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced the end of a general campfire ban in state parks east of the Cascades.
I’m on Medicare Part A and B. I want to drop Part B and buy a health plan through the Exchange so that I can get a subsidy.
Strategies, practice tests and writing tips will help students and their parents become better prepared for college during free workshops at fourPierce County Libraries.
September is National Preparedness Month and communities across the nation are encouraging residents and businesses to take action to protect their employees and families from disasters.
Residents of northcentral Washington will have an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Phil Anderson and regional staff in a roundtable-style meeting Sept. 26 in Brewster.
A three part, educational event about genetically modified foods (GMOs) will be held in Sumner on September 14. Attendants are encouraged to enjoy any or all portions of the day, free of charge.