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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 26, 2008
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Washington -- The federal order banning extra-label use of cephalosporins in food-producing animals has been revoked -- at least for now.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 25, 2008
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Schaumberg, Ill. -- A comprehensive online continuing-education program will be unveiled by the American Veterinary Medical Association Dec. 1.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 24, 2008
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Lewisburg, W.Va. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association responded to reports that workers at a large turkey farm in southeastern West Virginia treated the birds inhumanely and were videotaped doing so.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 24, 2008
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Phoenix. -- As of Nov. 7, with nearly two months left in the year, the the Arizona Department of Health Services already reports a record-breaking year for rabies cases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 23, 2008
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Lafayette, Ind. -- The Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine is going to the dogs this summer, when the school teams with the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette to place decorated, life-size dog statues throughout the area in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the veterinary college and the 100th anniversary of the art museum.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 23, 2008
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Davis, Calif. -- Earthquakes and fires happen often enough in the state that the University of California, Davis is developing a program to offer large-animal emergency response training.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 22, 2008
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Corvallis, Ore. -- Dr. Christopher Cebra, an Oregon State University (OSU) faculty member since 1997, recently was named the new head of the department of clinical sciences at the school's College of Veterinary Medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 22, 2008
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Fort Collins, Colo. -- Colorado State University will create an international environmental medicine center to investigate the safety of foreign food products.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 21, 2008
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Brea, Calif. -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) has reached a milestone, now offering more than 2,000 companies the chance to enroll employees in a voluntary pet health insurance program.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 21, 2008
Veterinary salaries are growing at a higher rate than inflation, according to a new AVMA report.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 20, 2008
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Reno, Nev. -- Thousands of unadoptable wild horses in U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) holding facilities could be saved from possible euthanasia or slaughter if the agency decides to accept an offer from Madeleine Pickens, wife of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens, to create a preserve where the horses could live out their lives.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 20, 2008
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Columbia, Mo. -- A new Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) was dedicated earlier this month at the University of Missouri campus giving researchers the necessary tools to study emerging infectious diseases such as West Nile virus and tularemia, pathogens commonly found in Missouri.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 20, 2008
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Columbus, Ohio -- The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) has elected a new president, Dr. Michael D. Lairmore of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and a veterinarian with the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 19, 2008
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Lansdowne, Va. -- Forty-two U. S. scientists and specialists gathered at a national forum to consider ways to defend the United States from outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 18, 2008
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Davis, Calif. -- A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine say a gene mutation is responsible for high levels of uric acid, and sometimes bladder stones, in Dalmatians.