One Health Headlines: Friday, May 18, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes stories on the risks of Salmonella from small turtles and recently recalled pet food, how a warmer winter led to an increase in vehicle-wildlife collisions, the high cost of dog bites, the latest in animal research, and much, much, MUCH more (it was a busy week).

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

Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
WSBT-TV (Ind.)

Recalled pet food can put people at risk
Sun Sentinel (Fla.)

Minnesota farmer going on trial in raw milk case that pits food safety against consumer rights
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Rabid bat found flying in Oregon home
KVAL-TV (Ore.)

A New Link Between Cats and Human Health
Paw Nation

Animal health and human health are inextricably linked
The Hill

Animal Disease Research Misses the Human Perspective, Say Researchers

Vets Without Borders provides animal care to improve human welfare
The Province (Canada)

Malaria discoveries could pave way for new therapies
Medical Xpress

Lab mice reveal path to dementia cure

Gila Monster Saliva Reduces Food Cravings

Fish Guts Could Say Which Species Survive Climate Change
Live Science

Car-wildlife collisions rose in mild winter, insurer finds

Leading insurer pays $109M for dog bite claims
Houston Chronicle

Senior living centers across US accept more pets
The Associated Press

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