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Concerns for Food Safety Grow as Vet Students Pick Pets over Farm Animals

posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:11 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) -- The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed. Full Story

New Clinic Aims to Solve Shortage of Dentists in Rural Areas

posted on December 7, 2007 at 8:12 PM

WILLMAR, Minn (AP) A new dental clinic has opened in Willmar that is aimed at helping solve the growing shortage of dentists in rural areas. Full Story

Vacancies for Veterinarians

posted on July 7, 2006 at 8:07 PM

As demand for livestock veterinarians continues to grow, experts are worried that there won't be enough new vets to cover the nation's needs. Full Story

Docs Seek Injunction Against Dairy Ads

posted on July 1, 2005 at 8:07 PM

A group called the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine plans to file a lawsuit accusing the U.S dairy industry and several food companies of falsely claiming that dairy consumption can help people lose weight. Full Story

Farm Animal Veterinarians in Short Supply

posted on April 15, 2005 at 8:04 PM

Veterinary officials predict a shortage of large animal veterinarians as vet school students focus on small animal practices. Full Story

Activist Doctors Push for Soy In Schools

posted on October 18, 2002 at 8:10 PM

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a group that promotes alternatives to animal use, is pushing the USDA to allow schools to serve soy milk as part of the subsidized school lunch program. Full Story

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