For many patients, the idea of brain surgery can be scary. This may be especially true if the area being treated is near parts of the brain that control sight, motor skills or speech. Preserving function is what prompted neurosurgeons at Mayo Clinic to perform what's called awake brain surgery. With this surgery, the patient is awake and talking during part of the procedure, so the surgeon knows he or she is safely performing the operation.
With the highly contagious dog flu in South Carolina, some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital, describes on Wednesday the vaccination process and things dog owners can to to lessen the chances their pet will catch the flu.
The internet has been abuzz lately with cute videos of goats wandering through yoga classes. It seemed like a perfect fit for yoga teacher and goat owner Emily Nielsen. Here's how the practice has fared at her Boise studio.
Oceans are critical in protecting the Earth, but how do we protect the oceans? The Environmental Protection Agency is collecting data to better understand the problem of ocean acidification and help protect human health and the environment.