In Marin County, Calif., cheese is undergoing a renaissance as more dairies take advantage of the area's coastal climate and geography to increase their cheese quality. Most of the cheeses made reflect European influences, but the techniques used are distinctly American.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Oakland, Calif., alleges that the Oakley elementary school district punished disabled students with the intent of removing the students from district schools. The school system did not issue an official comment.
Veterinarians and pet store retailers say premium pet food brands such as Eukanuba, Royal Canin and Science Diet may be worth the extra money. Some pet stores are even offering natural raw-food alternatives for pets.
The medical device would give patients with serious mental illnesses a consistent, lower dosage that would improve their stability. The implant also could be used with many drugs for other illnesses as well, one expert says. However, some experts are concerned the doctor-patient relationship may suffer if less monitoring is needed for mental health cases.