Watch for A Momentous One Health Book to be published in August 2016...  -Johns Hopkins University Press- One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance By *Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP Zoonoses—infectious diseases, such as SARS and mad cow, that originate in animals and spread to humans—reveal how intimately animal and human health are linked. Complicating this relationship further, when livestock are given antibiotics to increase growth, it can lead to resistant bacteria. Unfortunately, there are few formal channels for practitioners of human medicine and veterinary medicine to communicate about threats to public health. To address this problem, Dr. Laura H. Kahn and her colleagues are promoting the One Health concept, which seeks to increase communication and collaboration between professionals in human, animal, and environmental health. … SEE MORE at *Dr. Kahn, a physician, is also a co-founder of the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team [Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH] and One Health Initiative website