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After two women trying to inoculate Pakistani children against polio were shot this week, some news accounts were quick to place blame: "Anti-polio workers started being attacked after a Pakistani doctor, Shakeel Afridi, ran a fake polio campaign in the...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Gunmen killed a female polio worker and injured another near the northwest city of Peshawar on Tuesday, the latest in a series of assaults on vaccination teams working to eradicate the disease in Pakistan. The women were...
Reporter and PhotographerA "cure" for heroin addiction; researchers in California think they may have found one in the form of a vaccine. It's still in testing but people in the Ozarks who have used or treated people who use the drug are already excited. Across Missouri...
Tags: Heroin, Addiction, Prisons, Disease Prevention, Movies
Summer health, safety tips The Department of Health offers sun and water safety tips, Lyme disease information for prevention and detection, as well as food safety recommendations designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses at picnics,...
Spring calving season should be wrapping up soon for most cow calf operations and the attention will soon be turned to preparing for next spring's calving season. The first step in that preparation is to get the cows pregnant again. Whether a bull breeds...
EllingtonThe Town of Ellington, in cooperation with the Ellington Center Animal Clinic and The Ellington Farmers Market, is holding a rabies clinic on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Farmers Market, which is located at Arbor Park on Rt. 286/Main...
What a thrill to see the production of "Wicked." It brought back some wonderful memories for me as I was privileged to meet the actress Margaret Hamilton, who magnificently portrayed the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 movie version of "The Wizard of...
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
Tags: Patrick Swayze, Twins, Bob McDonnell, Comedy (genre), Politics
Internist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberMany people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
Equine herpesvirus (EHV-1, EHV-4) is also known as rhinopneumonitis and has received a lot of media attention in the last two years due to the rare neurologic form it has exhibited at some major equestrian events. Clinical Signs Equine herpesvirus has...
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....
We know that respiratory disease is the second leading cause of death in un-weaned heifer calves (scours is the first). Unfortunately, heifers that experience respiratory disease also continue to have performance problems later in life. To effectively...
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