Heartworm disease is a threat beyond summer months

10/17/2011 | United Press International

Heartworm disease threatens dogs and cats well beyond the summer months; the mosquitoes that transmit the disease breed in standing water, and there is no shortage of that in the wake of this year's hurricane season. Heartworms are treatable in dogs, but it costs about $1,000 and the medication is currently in short supply, but there is no treatment for infected cats and the American Heartworm Society points out that prevention is the best medicine for both species.

View Full Article in:

United Press International

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior director risk adjustor and coding doc
Novant Health
Charlotte, NC
Associate Director, Promotion Integrity
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro, NJ
Vice President, Medicare Advantage
BCBS-Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Chief Medical Officer
Meritus
Tempe, AZ
Director, Global Integrity and Compliance, Pharmaceuticals
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX