May 15, 2008

From the boardroom to the halls of Congress, AVMA leaders championed the Association's highest-ranked initiatives in April by endorsing an overarching strategy, dedicating funds, authorizing initial tactics, and lobbying for impending legislation.

Global Issues

Suspended in space for hours at a time, mission specialist Rick Linnehan executed many of the intricate EVA—extravehicular activity—maneuvers involved in installing a laboratory module and a robotic system on the international space station, Alpha.

Veterinary Community

A new study out of Australia suggests that pregnant veterinarians who have occupational exposures to anesthetic gases, radiation, or pesticides may have twice the risk of miscarriage.