August 01, 2008

The increase in antimicrobial-resistant pathogens—especially methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—has Congress searching for a remedy to a phenomenon that is rendering important infection-fighting drugs in human medicine less effective.

Veterinary Community

The floodwaters that inundated many Midwest river towns between late May and mid-June left veterinarians assessing losses while continuing to aid animals.

Wildlife

The Chicago Zoological Society has established a program of study at the Brookfield Zoo bringing together a range of sciences to evaluate the well-being of captive animals.