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AVMA members elect Michael Whitehair to executive board

June 1, 2012

Whitehair defeated Billy Clay, DVM, in the election to succeed Ted Cohn, DVM, as AVMA District IX representative this August.

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U.S. Senate committee passes veterinary provisions in 2012 farm bill

June 1, 2012

AVMA commends Agriculture Committee for maintaining existing programs, introducing new initiatives.

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AVMA lends its support to hen-housing legislation

April 6, 2012

Bill intended to improve housing conditions for egg-laying hens.

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AVMA warns veterinarians about e-mail fraud, offers 5 tips for scam-spotting

April 5, 2012

Watch out for this bogus webinar invitation and protect yourself from future scams.

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New Jersey walks away from AVMA HOD meeting

April 1, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association made a quiet statement at the last AVMA House of Delegates meeting.

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Executive Board revises extra-label use policy, comments on new FDA rules

April 1, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association Executive Board revised its policy on extra-label drug use in January, and the association says it will use the new policy to comment on additional restrictions placed on the use of cephalosporin-class antimicrobials in most food animals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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GHLIT urges veterinarians to speak out to preserve future of program

April 1, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association Group Health and Life Insurance Trust is worried about its fate as the January 2014 effective date for President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approaches.

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House of Delegates changes the way it approves bylaw amendments

January 31, 2012

BR>Schaumburg, Ill.
— New rules regarding passage of bylaws amendments from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) now require a two-thirds vote for passage.

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Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare to unveil new data tools for veterinary practices

January 15, 2012

Orlando -- About 59 percent of veterinary professionals responding to a recent survey recognize the economic and health problems associated with the decline in veterinary visits.

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