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One Medicine

One of the introductory lectures when I started veterinary school talked about how the University of Pennsylvania believed strongly in the principle of One Medicine. The German physician and scientist Rudolph Virchow first proposed this concept and said: “Between animal … Continue reading

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Understanding Pain

Short title for an incredibly complicated topic.  There are many different types, causes and pathways for pain.  For the purpose of this blog I will limit the discussion to acute and chronic pain that involves inflammation. At the cellular level … Continue reading

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“Natural is Better” Wars

There are so many labels available to describe the individual interests in this debate that it’s very difficult to even frame a simple sentence that describes it. A workable approximation for my purposes here is to define “natural” as substances … Continue reading

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Drug Information and Reporting Drug Reactions

In this information age you have several options if you want details regarding a drug.  Your veterinarians are always a good source but may not have some of the details you want immediately at their fingertips.  You could always do … Continue reading

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