Archive for July, 2010

Effort Under Way to Maximize VMLRP Awards Through Tax Exemption

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

The shortage of veterinary care in some communities could have dire consequences for both human and animal health, as well as public safety, animal welfare, disease surveillance and economic development. To help combat the shortages, Congress originally authorized the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) in 2003 and just recently funded it with $9.6 million. [...]

The Anitbiotic Debate Heats Up

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Even more hot, humid and sticky than the recent Washington, D.C., weather, is the antibiotic resistance discussion going on around town. Everyone seems to have their “silver bullet” or “smoking gun” to throw on the table, but, as I heard one wise individual state during my externship, if there is a seemingly simple solution to [...]