New One Health textbook available…    FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Source: Center for Food Security and Public Health College of Veterinary Medicine Iowa State University - January 14, 2014 Telephone 515-294-8259 Media Contact: Connie Scovin, communications: or Telephone 203-219-1689   New Book Promotes Awareness and Prevention of Zoonotic Diseases Between People and Their Pets   Ames, IA – The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces the availability of a new book titled Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets.   The book highlights the positive aspects of pet ownership. It helps healthcare professionals and students enhance their knowledge of zoonoses - diseases spread between people and animals. Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets promotes the One Health concept of collaboration across healthcare disciplines, and the importance of working together to promote healthy relationships between people and pets. Partnerships between human, veterinary and public health professionals are needed to raise awareness, enhance detection, and promote prevention of these diseases.   The book gives professionals a common understanding that will encourage collaboration. It also provides reference materials to educate clients, patients and staff on the risks and prevention of zoonotic diseases. … Please see complete release in attached PDF