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The other day I took my dogs to the vet for a checkup and saw a woman with her morbidly obese dog waiting to fill her prescription for Slentrol — the first obesity drug for dogs — which made me feel the need to resurrect this post below, which I wrote the day the FDA…

Yesterday, one of my dogs got into a stash of chocolate (sigh), which had me up at 2am doing the dreaded hydrogen peroxide trick, since chocolate is toxic to dogs. When I complained about my night a friend sent me this linkĀ (!!) saying, Just be glad your dog didn’t eat a kitchen knife (which is…

Every time I see that someone has joined the Six Degrees of Separation experiment group on Facebook (which now has more than 2.5 million people in it), I think about something I posted about on Culture Dish a few years ago: At this point, pretty much everyone knows the theory of Six Degrees of Separation:…

Here’s some good solid (and useful) science for you: Researchers in Liverpool have announced that “being pelted by a raw egg may result in eye injury.” How they know: They studied the medical records of 18,651 patients who’d gone to an eye unit over the course of 14 months. Thirteen turned out to be egg…

Culture Dish on the Road

Yesterday was the first day I was able to post since the ScienceBlogs upgrade because of glitches in the system.  Now I’m headed off to Durham, NC, until Sunday.  More below the jump: