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U.S. Public Health Service honors 19 veterinarians
The U.S. Public Health Service honored 19 veterinary officers whose work has helped protect people from disease.
Environment: the bedrock of one health
At first glance, veterinarians' role in environmental health is less apparent than their role in the other two legs of the one-health triad.
Robertson Hale promoted by FSIS
This past October, Dr. Kis Robertson Hale was appointed deputy assistant administrator for the Office of Public
Epidemics investigated at Smithsonian exhibition
The public will get a better sense of the factors that contribute to infectious disease epidemics in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian
Policy spells out reasons for vaccination and following labeling
Recognizing an aversion to vaccination among some members of the public and concerned that some veterinarians are advocating dosing of vaccines that
Animal sentinels sounding the alert
Veterinarians are accustomed to protecting animal health, but in some instances, animals end up protecting human health.
Global food security
The AVMA supports the promotion of the veterinarian’s role in achieving global food security through the establishment of public and private…
What veterinarians need to know about the opioid epidemic
The epidemic of opioid abuse gripping the nation affects not only professionals in human health but also veterinarians.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
The AVMA, CVMA and FVE developed this joint statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance.
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Association of federal veterinarians marks centennial
A century after a handful of veterinarians with the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Industry, wanting to support their “poorly paid”…
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Academics honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2018 recipients of four awards during its Annual Conference March 2-4 in…
Get ready before lava flow or another natural disaster hits home
The lava flowing through homes in Hawaii is one of the latest in a series of natural disasters that have struck the United States over the course of…
Media blitz with AVMA president brings veterinary expertise to the opioid discussion
With opioid issues top-of-mind for millions of Americans, the AVMA seized an opportunity to bring the veterinary perspective to the forefront in a…
AVMA, United reach agreement on form for assistance animals
The AVMA, with support from the AVMA PLIT, took action when United Airlines announced a new policy requiring a veterinarian's
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
The dangers of improper drug disposal
Drug pollution is altering and hurting marine life in the U.S. and increasing the risk of antimicrobial resistance, which could harm animals and…
Veterinarians have a role in global food security, Association says
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the new "AVMA Policy on Global Food Security."
WHO: Unfit medical products common in developing countries
Substandard or counterfeit medical products likely cause thousands of human deaths in low- and middle-income
Alliance of emergency responders presents service awards
The National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs