Tag Archives: animals

Wondering what to do with expired or unused medications?

Whether the unwanted medications – prescription or over-the-counter – were originally intended for humans or animals, proper disposal of unwanted medication is crucial to protect people, animals, and the environment. To help out, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is holding its fourth National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Find a collection site near you by visiting the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative

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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.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, February 3, 2012

We lead off this week’s One Health roundup with an incredible story out of California, where an 8-year-old girl became one of the few people ever to survive a rabies infection (you can read the CDC report here ).

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One Health Headlines: Friday, January 27, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup has updates on H1N1 avian influenza research, new information on how prion diseases spread between species, a look at the health benefits of pets, and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Wednesday, November 23, 2011

This week’s One Health roundup comes a bit early due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but we still have plenty of great stories for you. In honor of the holiday, we’ll lead off with a look at how one group in Rhode Island is looking to reduce landfill waste this Thanksgiving by feeding turkey carcasses (pasteurized) and other leftovers to a local farmer’s pigs.

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