CAHNR in the news

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The Washington Post ran an article about the perils of participating in sports in high temperatures. Professor Douglas Casa, who is on Tokyo Games commission for heat-related issues, said, “It’ll be the hottest Summer Olympics in history.” The piece also described one person’s experience with heat testing at the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) and quoted Assistant Research Professor Robert Huggins. Casa, KSI and Huggins are all affiliated with the Department of Kinesiology.

UConn Today featured an article by Program Specialist for Educational outreach Stacey Stearns about the UConn Extension resources available to new farmers.

Journal Inquirer reported on dogs developing a heart disease called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). It quoted Professor and Director of the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Joan Smyth as saying that results are not yet conclusive that grain-free diets are the cause of this disease.

By Patsy Evans