Boston - 3/27/08 - Health officials in Massachusetts and New Hampshire already are preparing to go on the attack this summer against mosquitoes that cause Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus, because of several localized cases in both states during the last three years.
Columbia Heights, Minn. - 3/24/08 - Charges are pending against a Minnesota veterinary technician suspected of trying to fill bogus veterinary prescriptions for pain killers, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Lexington, Ky. - 3/22/08 - The Thoroughbred racing industry will look for ways to attract and retain more regulatory veterinarians, improve track surfaces to reduce injuries and develop a research and development plan for drug testing.
Baton Rouge, La. - 3/21/08 - The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), with the help of a Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) grant, has launched a community-based companion-animal health program that will use local shelters to help train students.
College Station, Texas - 3/6/08 - Two equine veterinarians, one in academia and one in private practice, were inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame, recognizing their contributions to the advancement of equine foot care.