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Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs

Veterinary Foundation Offers Grants To Cover Costs Of Care After Hurricanes The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is urging veterinarians to apply for grants of up to $2,000 to cover costs incurred by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Eligible applicants are...

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Project Could Help Pets Serve As Disease Watchdogs

A national surveillance network that uses the medical records of companion animals could help prepare for a wide variety of emerging disease threats to humans and animals, including avian influenza, according to veterinary scientists at Purdue University’s School of...

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AMA Joins AVMA Initiative to Strengthen Medicine

AMA Joins AVMA ‘One Health’ Initiative to Strengthen Medicine by Working Together The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced today that the American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted a resolution calling for collaboration on a One Health...

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Optometry Awards Contact Lenses With Seal of Acceptance

World Council of Optometry Awards UV Absorbing Contact Lenses With Global Seal of Acceptance The World Council of Optometry’s (WCO) Global Seal of Acceptance for Ultraviolet Absorbing Contact Lenses was awarded to Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. The...

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An Eye Disease or Systemic Disorder?

Hearing Loss Study Adds to the Evidence Shahin Yazdani, MD, and his research team evaluated whether patients with ocular pseudoexfoliation syndrome—the most common cause worldwide of the form of glaucoma known as “secondary open angle”—had a higher incidence of...

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The Benefits of Regular Practice Newsletters

Marketing is a vital part of the management of any business, whether a health care practice or any business in general. Implementing successful marketing actions that help increase the number of new patients/clients as well as help facilitate the retention of existing...

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Bioluminescence Imaging Used for Eye Cancer Detection

Newswise —At the moment, doctors rely on biopsy analysis to determine the progression of eye cancer. However, researchers now believe that a new technology, bioluminescence imaging (BLI), will allow doctors to detect tumors earlier and quickly choose a method of...

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Identifying Patients at Risk for Fatal Cardiovascular Event

A new study indicates dentists can play a potentially life-saving role in health care by identifying patients at risk of fatal heart attacks and referring them to physicians for further evaluation. Published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dental...

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Letter to the Editor – Sleep Medicine

Letter to the Editor By David E Lawler, DDS, D. ABDSM Bloomington, IN Hello, This week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed for an article in The Practice Solution Magazine by one of your research staff. As a result of this interview, I want to encourage you to...

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Veterinary Medicine Contributes to New England Economy

Veterinary Medicine Contributes $3.3 Billion to New England Economy Newswise – Veterinary medicine contributes $3.3 billion to the economies of New England-and the region faces a shortage of as many as 658 veterinarians by 2014, according to a study released today by...

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