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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: Friday, January 20, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup has updates on human cases of H5N1 avian influenza in Southeast Asia, a look at research underway on an experimental drug that could help injured dogs (and possibly humans) walk again, video showing how studying a snake’s slither could lead to better search-and-rescue robots, and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, November 4, 2011

The FDA announces a year-long effort to test for salmonella in pet food (not just for pets’ sake, but also for the people handling and preparing the food); co-infections of flu strains in Cambodia raise the fear of a possible combination strain; and officials quantify red tide’s devastating effect on fish along the Texas coast since September.

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Of Newfie’s knees and bad knees

When you mention the Newfoundland breed of dog, most people think of big, beautiful, loving, black-furred dogs.  Many “Newfies” are beloved family pets, and some owners say these dogs are more likely to be found comfortably dozing on the sofa than running around outside.  Not that they’re lazy, mind you…but they do like their lives of leisure.  Don’t we all wish we had it like that?

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Dog breath is no laughing matter

…even if you’re a cat.  Just like people, pets need dental care to keep their teeth healthy.  Pets can develop tooth and gum disease that can cause tooth loss, pain and problems with eating.  Keep their teeth healthy and you’ll help them live a longer, healthier life – everyone wins!

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