September 2019

Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.; Sept. 26) – University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine I-Learning Center Director Dr. James Lowe said his opinion is that the matter is largely political, since the ivermectin trend is largely occurring in…
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Research into Cannabinoids’ Health Benefits

September 20, 2019 / In the News

Chicago Sun-Times (Sept. 20) – Researchers at the University of Illinois hope to create a library of useful compounds found in cannabis plants. David Sarlah, a U. of I. chemistry professor, will make the compounds…
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Vet Med Open House on October 6

September 17, 2019 / In the News

WIXY 100.3 (Sept. 17) – Student organizers Mary Kate Feldner and Lindsey Summers were guests on the Community Breakfast segment to talk about the annual College of Veterinary Medicine Open House, where there will be…
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Dental Checks Are More Than Cleaning

September 17, 2019 / In the News

News-Gazette (Sept. 15) – Dr. Mallory Kanwal, a second-year resident in the dentistry and oral surgery service at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, says, “COHAT stands for Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment….
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Wildlife Medical Clinic Brings an Opossum on TV

September 13, 2019 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Sept. 11) – Dr. Sam Sander and veterinary student Sara Colin from the Wildlife Medical Clinic describe the care being given to a young opossum and mention upcoming events for the clinic. https://www.facebook.com/ciliving/videos/423800241819048/?fref=ts…
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dog with hind leg in cast

TPLO Trial Compares Post-Op Pain Relief

September 10, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Opioids are commonly used in the peri- and post-operative period to manage pain associated with knee surgery in dogs. The recent decrease in availability of opioids has led to an increase in the use of…
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Dr. Ashley Mitek

Are You in Compliance with Recent Legislative Changes in Illinois?

September 10, 2019 / Practitioner Updates

Last month, thanks to legislative work spearheaded by the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association, lawmakers amended the Illinois Controlled Substances Act (SB 1665) to exempt veterinarians from the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP), effective immediately. Here…
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Clinical Trial to Evaluate Pain Relief Protocol for Dogs

September 09, 2019 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV: Sept. 6) – Dr. Kyle Chu, a small animal surgery resident, and Relly the dog explained a new clinical trial that is comparing alternative pain management techniques–epidural injection vs. an infiltration of a…
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