FDA prohibits use of human anti-influenza drugs in poultry
The Food and Drug Administration plans to prohibit the extralabel use in poultry of certain antiviral drugs to preserve their effectiveness
Casey leads Biomedical Sciences Corps
Colonel Theresa M. Casey has been appointed to brigadier general and will become the first general in the Air Force
Mahr calls for 'one health' initiative
Commission would merge human, veterinary medicine posted August 15, 2006 Dr. Roger K. Mahr told the AVMA House of Delegates convened in…
Antimicrobial stewardship definition and core principles
The following principles can be used to develop antimicrobial stewardship plans in any veterinary practice setting.
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
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
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.
Street medicine reaching pets of the homeless
Pets of the homeless and near homeless were the center of attention July 15 at AVMA Convention 2018 in Denver
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
Carfentanil linked to 1,200 human deaths
In 10 states, more than 1,200 people died in one year from overdoses connected with an opioid used to sedate large animals.
Handle with care
Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson, a board member of the Human Animal Bond Association, gave a talk about the special needs of elderly and disabled animal…
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
California rises from the ashes again
In 2018, California faced its most destructive year of fires.