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APR 26, 2015 - MedicineNet

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Pets Can Spread Infections to People: Review

Title: Pets Can Spread Infections to People: ReviewCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

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APR 23, 2015 - Health Canal

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Sex, disease resistance linked to elite aging in study of oldest-living dogs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - To understand what it takes to live to be 100, scientists in the field of aging research have been enlisting help from the oldest-living humans. But a powerful observation - when it comes to aging and cancer, pets and people are in the same boat - is opening the door to a new research possibility: the ...

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APR 23, 2015 - Washington Times

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2 children removed from home following seizure of 16 pets

FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (AP) - Two children have been taken into protective custody following the seizure of 16 pets in their home on Wednesday. WLBT/WDBD-TV (http://bit.ly/1yTYHqY) reports the children were living in what law enforcement officials describe as dangerous and unsanitary conditions at their mobile home on J.L. Williams Road ...

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APR 21, 2015 - Washington Post

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Chimps given human rights by U.S. court for the first time

On Monday, a New York judge granted two chimpanzees a writ of habeas corpus. In other words, the chimps have the right to a day in court -- under a law that only applies to people.This isn't coming from nowhere: The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) has been trying to get chimps the rights of personhood for years. They represent the ...

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APR 20, 2015 - Health Canal

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Household pets can transmit infections to people, especially those with weak immune systems

OTTAWA — Household pets can transmit infections to people, especially people with weak immune systems, young children, pregnant women and seniors, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Health care providers and pet owners should be aware of this to prevent illness in vulnerable people.

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