My View: How work-based learning benefits students today — and tomorrow
In this guest column, an executive with Western Maricopa Education Center, touts the Career and Technical Education model that gives students hands-on experience in a particular industry to make them job-ready in everything from construction to veterinary sciences, construction and cosmetology. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Leon Source Type: news

The company ’s walk-in pet care location takes aim at a lucrative market
Walmart shoppers knew they could always hit the retailer’s grocery aisles for family pet necessities like dog food or kitty litter. Pretty soon, they’re likely to hit Walmart for expanded pet care services like veterinary care and pet grooming in a single location. Related: Walmart Gets Surprise…#walmart #kittylitter #walmartpetservices #dallas #atlanta #homedepot #chapter11 #eagle #idaho #petiq (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh, Allegheny Health Network Host First 'Humane Health Coalition' Mobile Clinic
The M.O.V.E.S (Medical – Outreach – Veterinary – Essential – Support) mobile unit made its first outing today as part of a new program known as the 'Humane Health Coalition,' offered in partnership between Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Health Network, which aims to keep... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 15, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PET ANW Source Type: news

Fentanyl-Involved Overdose Deaths With Detected Xylazine Fentanyl-Involved Overdose Deaths With Detected Xylazine
The non-opioid sedative xylazine, approved only for veterinary use, has been increasingly detected in illicitly manufactured fentanyl and overdose deaths, according to this CDC report.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Is Mutating In Deer. That Could Become a Problem for People
Health officials say that while the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic may be behind us, SARS-CoV-2 is still a threat, and COVID-19 may be a disease we have to learn to live with, just as we have with influenza and other contagious illnesses. Because most of the world is vaccinated, been infected, or both, we are far more protected against serious COVID-19 disease than we were in 2019 when the virus first appeared. But as long as the virus keeps spreading, there is a chance it will mutate to evade vaccines, treatments, and the population-wide immunity we have built up, and could cause another devastating round of disease an...
Source: TIME: Health - September 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Physicians Warn: New Drug Overdose Threat Contains Veterinary Tranquilizer Xylazine
Xylazine, a tranquilizer used in veterinary medicine, is appearing in illicit street drugs with fentanyl, compounding the dangers of the opioid overdose epidemic. Xylazine, also called “tranq” according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, is used to tranquilize animals. It is not approved for human use and has killed people who have taken the drug. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - September 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyon College Partners With Cabot Animal Services on Veterinary Training
The two entities signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on community outreach, educational programming, and animal care and health management. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 6, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of xylazine in overdose cases: an analysis of Miami-Dade County medical examiner case data - Potoukian RB, Gonyea J, Shoff EN, Hime GW, Moore DM.
Xylazine sedative, muscle relaxant, and analgesic used in a veterinary setting. Although xylazine was never approved for therapeutic use in humans, it has become popular in the street drug market as a cutting or bulking agent in the fentanyl and heroin sup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

PetMeds Introduces Targeted Nutrition and Supplements from Purina ® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets
Leading online pet pharmacy PetMeds announces the expansion of its product catalog with a full selection of Purina dog and cat products. – including therapeutic diets and supplements DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 31, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pet owners can now access a wide range of Purina... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PET Source Type: news

Bio-Rad Launches First StarBright™ Red Dye and Extends Range of Antibody Markers Conjugated to StarBright Dyes to Enhance Multiplex Flow Cytometry and Research Capabilities
With 29 additional targets the range also includes dog, cow, and pig targets to support translational models in veterinary immunology research. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 30, 2023 Category: Science Tags: The Scientist The Marketplace Source Type: news

Top summer health risks for dogs - including grass seeds and angry birds
A veterinary expert has offered advice on how to care for your canine during the summer months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pet owners left scrambling after VSES in Brighton announces closure
The Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services (VSES) in Brighton, once they only 24/7 hospital animal hospital in the Rochester area, will be closing its doors no later than Nov. 27, according to operating company Thrive Pet Healthcare. (WHAM file photo)#brighton #rochester #thrivepethealthcare (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pet owners and vets express dismay over emergency hospital closing
Ever since the night her dog, Packer, required immediate care, Katie Nauerth has known the drive from her home in Greece to Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services, VSES, in Brighton. Well, now she’s hearing that option for after-hours care won’t be available by year’s end. “And it makes me…#packer #katienauerth #greece #brighton #kirstenmueller #scottsville #buffalo #syracuse #cornell #mueller (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why do cats love tuna so much? Scientists may finally know
Apart from Garfield’s legendary love of lasagna, perhaps no food is more associated with cats than tuna. The dish is a staple of everything from The New Yorker cartoons to Meow Mix jingles —and more than 6% of all wild-caught fish goes into cat food. Yet tuna (or any seafood for that matter) is an odd favorite for an animal that evolved in the desert. Now, researchers say they have found a biological explanation for this curious craving. In a study published this month in Chemical Senses , scientists report that cat taste buds contain the receptors needed to detect umam...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 25, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Vetster Expands Veterinary Telehealth Platform with Medical Records Sharing
New feature makes it easy to share pet's complete medical history with in-person clinics TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Vetster, the world's fastest growing veterinary telehealth and pet care marketplace, today announced the launch of its latest feature: seamless medical... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 23, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PET PDT Source Type: news