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The Nation Within on the Medical Front


August 12th, 2013 Posted 8:34 am

Welcome L’il Thor & L’il Pete; park running dude; Hank; Gemma Green.

And coming tomorrow:



Colonoscopies Are What, Again?


February 3rd, 2011 Posted 8:22 am

“Well, well,” Bernie says, “here’s a study that seems to show that the sniffing powers of some members of the nation within might equal colonoscopies in accuracy when it comes to detecting the big C.”

What’s he talking about? You tell me.

“So maybe I’ll postpone the test for a few more years,” he says, “let these new canine clinics get established.”

Sounds like good thinking to me.

“How do I smell, Chet? Healthy?”

How does Bernie smell? He has the best human smell there is; I must have mentioned that already.


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Getting Hip


January 18th, 2011 Posted 8:39 am

“Here’s something I didn’t know,” says Admin.

“At last,” says Spence.

“I’m going to ignore that,” says Admin, although we all know he never really can. “I was aware that hip replacement surgery for big dogs has been going on for some time, but now they’re putting micro-hips into small dogs – 6 to 30 pounds, and even into cats.”

Whoa. What was this? Where are hips again, exactly?

“According to this article in the NYT, they’re even getting injured competitors back into agility contests,” Admin says.

“But the big thing is the dogs are now pain free, right?” says Spence.

“What are you saying?”


“I know I’m not a doctor – “


” – but here’s my opinion. Hip replacements will work better in dogs than in people because each leg bears less of the total.”

Bears? Bears are now in this? These guys!


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