13 Sep '11, 1pm

Secondhand Smoke Harms Pets | Care2 Healthy Living

Secondhand Smoke Harms Pets | Care2 Healthy Living

Did you know that smoking in your home can kill your indoor pets? Dogs, cats and birds have shown to be affected. Research from Colorado State University has found that secondhand tobacco smoke has a clear effect on dogs and their chance of disease. One study shows that the more members of a household who smoke, the higher their dogs’ risk of developing certain kinds of cancer. It’s such a direct connection that dogs with long noses are at an even greater risk of developing certain nasal and sinus cancer, as they expose more tissue to the carcinogens when they inhale. Short and medium-nosed dogs are more susceptible to lung cancer, as the carcinogens more quickly pass the nose and settle in the lungs. Likewise, a study done at Tufts College of Veterinary Medicine found that cats exposed to secondhand smoke have an increased chance of developing a type of oral cancer that s...

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Best and Worst 'People' Food for Dogs and Cats

Best and Worst 'People' Food for Dogs and Cats

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 2am

Like buying candy for kids, we often think snacks that have been specially packaged for pets are the best treats in the wo...

Health Benefits of Walnuts | Care2 Healthy Living

Health Benefits of Walnuts | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 3pm

I love walnuts! My mom loved to cook with them because they add flavor and crunch to any meal. Now I know that walnuts are...

Green Your Purse | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Your Purse | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 15 Sep '11, 3pm

On Tuesday, I posted an article on all natural lip balm , which inspired me to think about all the other things we women c...

Great Green Design for Home, Office & Pets | Care2 Healthy Living: Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (a...

Great Green Design for Home, Office & Pets | Ca...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! An all green diva crew in the st...

Rhino Horn Has No Health Benefit | Care2 Healthy Living

Rhino Horn Has No Health Benefit | Care2 Health...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 3pm

I don't know why there is continued focus on the REASON why rhino horns are poached. It doesn't matter period. The fact is...

Negative Health Effects of Soy | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 13 Sep '11, 4pm

In the early 1990′s, soy and soy products exploded onto the supermarket scene with promises of bountiful health benefits. ...

Is Pet Insurance Really Worth It? | Care2 Healthy Living

Is Pet Insurance Really Worth It? | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 12am

If you listen to consumer watch groups or read publications like Consumer Reports , you might decide that pet insurance ju...

Endangered Dolphins Decline More | Care2 Healthy Living

Endangered Dolphins Decline More | Care2 Health...

care2.com 12 Sep '11, 2pm

A recent survey of Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mekong River showed their numbers have dropped to only 85. Their population h...

Green Dry Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Dry Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 3pm

As the Holidays come around again, most of us will be pulling out our fancier dresses and suits, our wools and dry-clean “...

Dog Walks Itself (video) | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

Expanding The Definition Of "Health" - Care2.com

Expanding The Definition Of "Health" - Care2.com

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 4pm

Not only do I think we need to revolutionize the way we as patients and healers collaborate; I also think we need to redef...

7 Home Remedies For Your Dog | Care2 Healthy Living

7 Home Remedies For Your Dog | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 19 Sep '11, 2am

When you’re feeling under the weather, you might find that the perfect thing for treating what ails you is something you a...

Yoga and Service, Together | Care2 Healthy Living: Yogi activist and co-founder of the nonprofit Off the Matt, S...

Yoga and Service, Together | Care2 Healthy Livi...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 4pm

Yogi activist and co-founder of the nonprofit Off the Matt, Seane Corn is a woman who is changing the world . She was name...

12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries | Care2 Healthy Living

12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries |...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 11pm

1. Catechins found in blueberries activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells to assist with weight loss, and belly ...

27 Household Uses for Coffee | Care2 Healthy Living

27 Household Uses for Coffee | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 13 Sep '11, 9pm

I admit I am a great contributor to the creation of copious amounts of coffee grounds. I looked into finding the many uses...