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It's hard to believe, but it's already time for cattle producers to start thinking about next year's calving season. Breeding season is right around the corner! Every spring I get calls from worried cattlemen who face the breeding season with...
Have you ever experienced any rules, policies, protocols and regulations with regards to your pets? Most of us are used to certain rules and regulations such as no pets allowed in a particular hotel or pets must be on a leash in a recreational park....
Jessamine County Health DepartmentRabies is a deadly disease that is almost always fatal if not prevented. In fact, every year in the United States, measures are taken to prevent approximately 40,000 potential exposures to rabies. Rabies is considered a disease of nature and can affect...
Tags: Disease Prevention, Rabies, Drugs and Medicines, Pets, Vaccines
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
Tags: Throat Cancer, Cancer, Symptoms, Medical Research, Chemotherapy
ReutersSITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - A 16-year-old Muslim boy lay dying on a thin metal table. Bitten by a rabid dog a month ago, he convulsed and drooled as his parents wedged a stick between his teeth to stop him from biting off his tongue. Swift treatment...
Associated PressNEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government announced Tuesday the development of a new low-cost vaccine proven effective against a diarrhea-causing virus that is one of the leading causes of childhood deaths across the developing world. The Indian...
An Aberdeen man wants to use his birthday to raise money for an immunization project. Glenn Jakober, who will turn 70 on May 23, is raising funds to support Kiwanis International's efforts to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus in developing countries....
The number of flu-related deaths in South Dakota this past season has been the highest since 2004. There were 38 influenza-related deaths in the 2012-13 flu season as of April 27, the latest report, said state Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger. In 2004,...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
On a ridge in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles, the fungus kingdom has established a small beachhead in Mary Steffens’ side yard. She’s growing shiitake, the iconic tree mushroom native to China and beloved in Japan. For many backyard...
With a deadly meningitis outbreak sickening an unusually high number of gay men in New York City, many in South Florida are on edge and on watch. South Florida was among the regions alerted by the New York State Department of Health about recently...
A raccoon discovered by a Chocolate Labrador Retriever Saturday was confirmed positive for rabies today by the Florida Department of Health State Laboratory. According to Animal Care and Control reports, the Labrador, named Taylor, discovered the...
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