Oriental medicine for pets, managed care goes to the dogs, outsmarting disease outbreaks.

Building a Better Vet

The University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for applicants with the right stuff.

Who Let the Dogs In?

Animals bring joy and healing to patients who may need unconditional love during difficult times.

The Case of the Ruined Rodents

A sleuthing vet and doctor find the solution to a mystery in the hamster cage.

The Scent of Sickness

Dog detectives track cancer.

Prescribe a Pet?

Walk the dog, and call me in the morning.

April 2007 | Table of Contents

Cover Story

Of Mice and Medicine

By Howard Bell

Since activists ransacked laboratories at the University of Minnesota eight years ago, the research community has locked down labs and opened up about the need for animals and medical research.


One Medicine—Today's Imperative

By William Hueston, D.V.M., Ph.D., Jeffrey Klausner, D.V.M., M.S., and Stephan Singleton, D.V.M.

Veterinarians, physicians and public health workers urgently need to work together to solve today's health dillemas.

Clinical and Health Affairs

Diseases Pets and People Share

By Jeff B. Bender, D.V.M., M.S., and Larissa Minicucci, D.V.M., M.P.H.


Book Review

Vegetarian Times

By Charles R. Meyer, M.D.

A chronicle of the vegetarian movement and why we go meatless. 

End Notes

The Legend of Clark Jones

By Harold Londer, M.D.

A canary teaches responsibility, but cats are pure pleasure.

Editor's Note

Animal Planet


MMA Viewpoint

Healthy Minnesota, Real Reform


MMA News

Statewide Obesity Initiative Proposed at Mayo
Health Care Reform Bill Introduced
MMA Initiates Bill to Suspend Imaging "Consultations"
Doctors Brave Snow for Capitol Visit

MMAA Update

Removing Hollywood's Smoke Screen


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