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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 16, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Rural areas are clamoring for veterinarians, prompting universities and governments to find new ways to attract new blood to large-animal medicine. But what about rural practice is causing the shortage?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 03, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- A two-page document offering guidance on avoiding the spread of influenza was developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and now is available on OSHA?s Web site.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 08, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, Md. -- Data should drive the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) regulatory proposal on appropriate antimicrobial uses in food animals, according to recently released statement from two prominent veterinary organizations.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 19, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have discovered that adding the amino acid tryptophan to the diet of female pigs can decrease their aggression, making them more manageable.
Mar 17, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Omaha, Neb. -- The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) installed a new president, president-elect and vice president at its annual meeting this month.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 10, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association has backed development of a comprehensive disease surveillance program to detect future outbreaks in United States swine herds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Cases also appear in turkeys, dogs, ferrets and pigs as swine H1N1 vaccine is developed
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 21, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
A 13-year-old mixed-breed dog was confirmed last week with H1N1 influenza -- the first documented case in the United States.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 21, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture collaborated on new set of tools designed to help food-animal producers mitigate risk of bioterrorism on their food production process.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 14, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued its first conditional license for a pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine for swine to Pfizer Animal Health. The vaccine is intended to protect pigs from developing the virus.