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Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life

EpiPens - devices used to rescue people during a severe allergic reaction -- can remain effective years after their expiration date, a new study reports. An evaluation of almost 40 expired, unused EpiPens brought in by patients revealed that all of the devices...

Cheese not bad for the heart, study finds

A diet that includes full-fat dairy products does not increase the risk of heart disease, say researchers. The finding comes from a meta-analysis of 29 previous studies looking at whether dairy products increase the risk of death from any cause, including heart...

Unnecessary antibiotic prescribing

Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a non-bacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription, according to a new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Western site in London,...

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