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DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: April 26, 2014

Monday, April 21st, 2014

When used appropriately, prescription and over-the-counter medications can help people and animals. When used, stored, or disposed of in the wrong way, these same beneficial products may become harmful to people, animals, and the environment. Did you know that over-the-counter … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, April 18, 2014

Friday, April 18th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Yemen reports the country’s first human case of MERS; handling live poultry carries a risk of Salmonella infection, particularly for young children; canine tumors help lead the fight against human breast cancer; and more. … Read more »

Protect your family, pets, and livestock from rodents and rodenticides

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Millions have seen the social media video “RAT on the New York subway!”, but did you know that the CDC website states that “rats and mice spread over 35 diseases”?  The AVMA has developed a resource to help you protect … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Friday, April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: 11 new cases of MERS have been reported in Saudi Arabia, where scientists are focusing on camels as a possible animal reservoir for the virus; anti-rabies campaigns have helped Sri Lanka cut rabies deaths … Read more »

People and animals: zoonoses can go both ways

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

By Jayme Jeffries News this week of two people who became ill after contracting tuberculosis from their pet cats caught the interest of many readers, and again draws our focus to the subject of shared disease between animals and humans. … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Fri., April 4, 2014

Friday, April 4th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: France reports its first human rabies death in more than 10 years; studying mammary cancer in dogs may benefit human breast cancer patients as well as dogs; CDC sends team to investigate Ebola outbreak … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Fri., March 28, 2014

Friday, March 28th, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: Twenty-five pharmaceutical companies are voluntarily phasing out the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals processed for meat; the salmonella threat associated with baby poultry; and Ebola is confirmed as the cause of … Read more »

Good hygiene necessary when it comes to baby poultry

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

The arrival of spring means that baby poultry start showing up in feed and pet stores around the country. The chicks may be cute — and children especially seem to love them — but they can also carry salmonella, even … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Fri., March 21, 2014

Friday, March 21st, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: The World Health Organization calls China’s H7N9 bird flu outbreak “an epidemic”; scientists are hopeful that interventions to prevent seizures in sea lions will also benefit humans; Research into how dogs pick up social … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Fri., March 21, 2014

Friday, March 21st, 2014

In this week’s One Health roundup: The World Health Organization calls China’s H7N9 bird flu outbreak “an epidemic”; scientists are hopeful that interventions to prevent seizures in sea lions will also benefit humans; Research into how dogs pick up social … Read more »

One Health Headlines: Fri., March 21, 2014

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