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Pet Vet: Spaniel's ear troubles could be chronic otitis

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Gladys from Modesto wrote in about Buffy, her 9-year-old female cocker spaniel with ear problems. Buffy has had ear infections on and off for most of her life and is being treated with some type of ointment in the ears without apparent success. Buffy appears to be in pain and her activity level is way down.

It sounds to me as though Buffy is ...Read more

Safety first for chemical company CEO

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PITTSBURGH -- Antonis Papadourakis, chief executive of the North American operations of specialty chemicals producer Lanxess Corp., was working as a manager for another company when the phone rang at 4:30 a.m.

"This is the call you don't want to get at any time," he said.

An employee had lost part of a limb in an industrial accident.

First, ...Read more

Despite technology, drivers look to St. Christopher for safekeeping

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Crash-prevention technologies keep evolving, from automatic emergency braking to blind spot detection, but many drivers believe in a different kind of power -- St. Christopher -- to keep them safe on the roads.

With crashes killing about 35,200 people in 2015 and injuring tens of thousands more, according to the National Safety Council, an ...Read more

Cost of keeping America safe from 'lone wolf' shootings shifts to business

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LOS ANGELES -- The people handling security for the nation's busiest malls and amusement parks are no longer retired cops. They are a 24-year veteran of the FBI, a former CIA operative and the onetime chief of counterterrorism for Scotland Yard.

The theme-park industry's annual security bill, already roughly $250 million a year, is expected to ...Read more

Pet Vet: Lymphoma in canine patients is treatable

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Terry has received some bad news about his male dog, Brodie, who has been diagnosed with lymphoma. About two weeks ago Terry was playing with Brodie and rough housing with him around his head. Terry felt two masses under the dog's neck and immediately scheduled an appointment to see his veterinarian.

At the veterinary hospital, Brodie was ...Read more

Tesla says no safety defects exist with suspensions in vehicles

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Tesla Motors says the suspensions of its cars are free from defects related to safety, the maker of electric vehicles stated in a blog post.

"There is no safety defect with the suspensions in either the Model S or Model X," Tesla said in the blog. "Since we own all of our service centers, we are aware of every incident that happens with our ...Read more

Regulators looking at reports of suspension problems with Tesla Model S

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LOS ANGELES -- U.S. auto safety regulators said Thursday they're reviewing possible suspension problems with Tesla Motors Inc.'s mainstay electric car, the Model S.

Bryan Thomas, a spokesman for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said in a statement that the agency was "examining a potential suspension issue on the Tesla Model ...Read more

Pipeline safety bill mandates new rules for natural gas storage

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WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers hope to prevent the catastrophic pipeline breakdowns that have devastated parts of California with a bill approved by the House on Wednesday.

Co-authored by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., the bill updates federal Department of Transportation programs that could affect the 200,000-plus miles of gas and hazardous materials ...Read more


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