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  • Stopping bird flu starts at dinner

    Several years ago, I had a friend named Apollo. He would struggle to his feet as soon as he saw me and carefully shuffle to my side. His little sounds of happiness filled the air as I scratched and petted him. He ignored virtually every other human, but...
  • Bird flu found in Iowa; up to 5.3 million chickens to be destroyed

    Bird flu found in Iowa; up to 5.3 million chickens to be destroyed
    H5N2 avian influenza, or bird flu, has reared its head at a commercial egg-laying facility in northwest Iowa that houses as many as 5.3 million chickens, according to state officials. All the birds in theĀ Osceola County facility will be euthanized,...
  • Rescue honored for animal-friendly menus

    Rescue honored for animal-friendly menus
    ALIVE Rescue, which has made it a policy of serving vegetarian and vegan fare at its various events, has been recognized for the animal-friendly initiative. Animal Place, the respected farmed animal sanctuary located in California, has named ALIVE its...
  • Worries over dog flu continue

    Chicago is the Windy City, the City of Big Shoulders, the Second City, and now, apparently the dog flu city. The canine influenza virus, or dog flu, settled into the Chicago metropolitan area just over a month ago. Since dogs do travel, however, it's no...
  • Purdue researchers' model tracks flu using Google, tweets

    A team including researchers from Purdue University has made a computer model that tracks the flu across the U.S. using Google searches and tweets. The (Lafayette) Journal & Courier (http://on.jconline.com/1dMZ4dH ) reports the model was developed by...
  • How animal flus increase the risk of human pandemics

    How animal flus increase the risk of human pandemics
    Several nasty flu strains spread across the Midwest in April. One virus sickened thousands of dogs, shutting down shelters and doggie day care centers throughout Chicago. Another infected more than 100 poultry farms in states including Kansas, Missouri...
  • Dog flu outbreaks temporarily close shelters, suspend adoptions

     Dog flu outbreaks temporarily close shelters, suspend adoptions
    Frango, a tiny tan Chihuahua mix, lapped chicken noodle soup from a doggy bowl in between hacking coughs Thursday at PAWS of Tinley Park, one of two south suburban shelters temporarily shut down as canine influenza virus continues to sicken dogs across...
  • Tinley Park PAWS shelter closes, cites 35 cases of dog flu

     Tinley Park PAWS shelter closes, cites 35 cases of dog flu
    While animal shelters in Chicago Heights and Tinley Park have closed temporarily, officials in Chicago Ridge are hopeful that the 559 dogs housed there are safe from a canine flu that is rapidly spreading through the area. Emily Klehm, the CEO of the...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Healthy living A diabetes educator will discuss and offers suggestions on how make simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and lower cholesterol from 4:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. May 13 and from 2...
  • In Path Of Bird Migration, Eastern States See Possible Flu

    In Path Of Bird Migration, Eastern States See Possible Flu
    HARTFORD (AP) — With bird flu still a significant problem in the Midwest, the East Coast is now bracing for migratory treks of waterfowl that could put numerous states with poultry farms and backyard chicken operations at risk of an outbreak....
  • Gorton cancels Dog Day due to canine flu

    Gorton cancels Dog Day due to canine flu
    One of Lake Forest's spring traditions, the Dog Day Parade, has fallen victim to the dog flu. In an effort to prevent any of the city's pets from getting the disease that has spread around the region, the annual parade set to take place May 9 was...