June 6, 2014 11:39 pm

Health Headlines, May 31 – June 6

May 31-Chia seed powder food recall
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling two brands of seed powder linked to Salmonella cases.


June 2 – Miracle Weekend 2014 raises $18-million
An outpouring of generosity from British Columbians this weekend in support of BC Children’s Hospital.


June 3- Food-borne illnesses found in restaurants
The  U.S. Centers for Disease Control has issued a warning about food- borne illnesses found in American restaurants.


June 4-UBC students transform handyman tools into surgical equipment
Students at UBC have discovered a way to turn a regular hardware store drill into a sterilized surgical instrument for doctors in developing countries.


June 5 – St. Paul’s hospital celebrates medical milestone
St. Paul’s Hospital celebrates a milestone in a medical procedure it pioneered a decade ago.


June 6 – Canadians low-ball how much they drink
If someone asked how much alcohol you drink over the course of a year, do you think you could answer accurately?

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