Vietnam vet credits solitude of stadium life for helping him cope with trauma of war
Vietnam vet credits solitude of stadium life for helping him cope with trauma of war Seventeen years ago, Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium was torn down, destroying one man's former home. Jeff Glor has the story of how a super fan said he was able to have a secret apartment inside the stadium and live there for years undetected.cbsnews.com
Womans dog dies minutes after receiving routine lyme disease vaccine at Brighton area vet
BRIGHTON, Mich. A Metro Detroit womans dog died minutes after receiving a routine vaccine thats very popular this time of year. Monica Morency Hanaway said her beloved boxer, Greg, died in her car last week, just minutes after leaving what was scheduled to be a routine visit to a veterinarian in the Brighton area. UPDATE -- June 29, 2020: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 63,497, Death toll now at 5,915The 6-year-old dog had never been to that vets office before, but he was in need of some routine vaccines. Hanaway said the lyme disease vaccine made her nervous because Greg had never received it before. Her vet sent her a note, explaining the vaccines that were given to her dog at the appointment.
Michigan governor now ordering veterinarians to minimize use of PPEs
Gretchen Whitmer is directing veterinary services that use personal protective equipment (PPE) to minimize their use as much as possible to ensure availability of PPE for health care workers. The order prohibits all non-essential veterinary procedures starting on April 2, 2020, and encourages veterinarians and veterinary technicians to practice telemedicine as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19. And now it directs vets that use PPEs to minimize their use as much as possible to ensure availability of PPE for health care workers. “We are working every day to make sure our health care workers have the supplies they need to fight COVID-19,” said Whitmer. “We must all continue to work together to secure more personal protective equipment so we can slow the spread of the virus.
Sleepy Kitten Nearly Falls Asleep into Its Mug of Coffee
Taro, an Instagram-famous Scottish kilt, came close to falling into its coffee-filled mug as it fought to keep its eyes open. The 12-week-old kitten living in the San Francisco Bay Area had recently gotten its vaccinations, which caused side effects like wheezing and sniffling and, apparently looking tired while perched on a mug. Vet told us not to worry but weve been monitoring him closely and he is puurfectly healthy now and still loves perching on everything, its owner told Reuters. Taro and its Maine coon sibling Zippo are featured on the Instagram page @taroandzippo, and are often seen cuddling, playing or snoozing. RELATED STORIESKitten Miraculously Survives 30-Minute Cycle in Family Washing MachineOil-Soaked Kitten Rescued After Taking Shelter in Charred Truck During California WildfiresCouple Ditches Cocktail Hour for 'Kitten Hour' at Their Wedding
Wounded vet denied IVF coverage by VA health insurance
After a roadside bomb in Afghanistan caused Kevin Jaye to lose a leg and a testicle, he and his wife Lauren turned to IVF to start a family. His VA health insurance did not cover the cost of the procedures, due to a law passed years ago tied up in abortion politics. As David Martin reports, the couple would like to see that ban reversed.cbsnews.com
Navy vet on honoring fallen troops with historic Mississippi swim
Former Navy SEAL Chris Ring set out to honor the families of fallen troops by becoming the first American to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River. He began his journey this spring at Lake Itasca in Minnesota,swimming through 10 states and more than 2,300 miles over six months. On Friday, he completed his journey, reaching the Head of Passes, Louisiana, at the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. Ring joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his incredible feat.cbsnews.com