the same techniques that repair cleft palates in children can be used with dogs — even in challenging cases like Mr. Moo, a 9-month-old mixed breed puppy who was eating through a tube because of a cleft palate.
Usually soft tissue from the same area of the mouth is used to build a flap to cover the hole.
A photo of an Alabama police officer holding a baby girl at the site of a major traffic accident has generated an overwhelming response online. On Oct. 6, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Facebook page shared this moving photo of Deputy Ric Lindley comforting a baby in front of an ambulance and multiple wrecked cars on Interstate 20 near Leeds, Alabama. The photo's reach rapidly expanded, and it currently has over 22,000 likes on Facebook.
If you’ve ever shed a tear or two after an otherwise enjoyable roll in the sack, you’re not alone. An online survey of 230 female college students revealed that almost half of them — 46 percent — have experienced postcoital dysphoria, or post-sex blues, at last once in their lives. About five percent report having PCD a few times within the past four weeks. The small study was published in the open access journal Sexual Medicine, with the caveat that a lot more work needs to be done to understand this little-researched phenomenon.