One Health Headlines: Friday, March 23, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes a look at how a new strain of foot-and-mouth disease in Egypt could threaten the region’s food supply,  how animal checkups can help prevent the spread of disease in people, how actress Ashley Judd’s therapy dog helps her deal with her depression, and much more.

Thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!

New foot and mouth disease strain hits Egypt: FAO


Healthy pets, healthy people
State Journal-Register (Ill.)

Cancer research in animals can benefit humans
Auburn Villager (Ala.)

Mice guide human drug trial

Rabies outbreak in NM not a reason for panic, but reason for caution
Daily Ardmoreite (Okla.)

Three Cary dogs euthanized after rabies encounter
News Observer (N.C.)

Antarctic seal pups face challenges from climate change

Lyme Disease Surge Predicted for Northeastern US: Due to Acorns and Mice, Not Mild Winter

Dogs help vet adjust to life at home
Statesman Journal (Ore.)

Equine therapy helps veterans suffering PTSD
KTNV-TV (Nev.)

Dog to offer comfort at courthouse
Seattle Times

Ashley Judd Keeps a ‘Psychological Support’ Dog to Help Deal With Her Depression
ABC News


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