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2013-05-02 23:24:11

Vet Supply Source is giving horse owners a deal this May by making all of their equine worming syringes 25% off. Customers who purchase the syringes will also receive complimentary shipping on their orders. WIXOM, MI (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Vet Supply Source is giving horse owners a deal this May by making all of their equine worming syringes 25% off. Customers who purchase the syringes will also receive complimentary shipping on their orders. Vet Supply Source's deal comes at a very...

2013-01-30 12:27:21

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A veterinary deworming agent, levamisole, found in both cocaine and heroin has caused infectious diseases and skin lesions requiring emergency care. A case series published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine calls levamisole-contaminated cocaine "an important emerging public health concern" in view of the nearly two million cocaine users in the United States ("Passive Multistate Surveillance for Neutropenia after Use of...

2012-09-11 10:24:38

Over 3 million preschool and school age children treated annually PHOENIX, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that at least 400 million children worldwide suffer from intestinal worms. The results include stunted growth, acute abdominal pain, lethargy and an inability to concentrate. Intestinal worms or soil-transmitted helminthes plague many developing countries. They enter the body when children walk barefoot and avoid washing hands...

2012-07-18 10:26:44

NEW YORK, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than fourteen years implementing life-saving projects of health and HIV/AIDS, food security/agriculture, water/sanitations, education and disaster relief in the Dominican Republic's impoverished and vulnerable sugarcane plantations rural "batey" communities and Haiti's isolated border regions, the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) now seeks to climb some of the highest mountains of Peru to save children in desperate living conditions....

2009-10-15 16:37:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CGI education mega-commitment partners will reach 20 million school-age children across 26 countries in 2009, exceeding the original commitment target for year one of 10 million children in 19 countries. A chronic condition, parasitic worms affect over 400 million school-age children worldwide, harming their health, nutrition and cognitive development, and threatening their educational access and learning. Mass school-based deworming is a safe, simple...

2009-04-06 13:30:00

Partnership Promotes Equine Health and Wellness through Education and Research Initiatives NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Animal Health has joined forces as a leadership contributor with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's (NTRA) Safety and Integrity Alliance. The partnership's aim is to ensure the health and safety measures being implemented through the new racetrack accreditation program are addressed in a manner that will best benefit the equine athlete. Pfizer Animal...