June 27, 2014 10:18 pm

Health Headlines, June 21 – 27


June 21 – Alzheimer’s myths
A new study found six in ten people believe Alzheimer’s is a typical part of aging.

June 23 – Pesticides and bees
International scientists call for banning Neonics, a popular pesticide linked to bee colony collapse.

June 24 – 3d mammography technology
New 3D technology is being touted as the future of breast cancer screening.

June 26 – New heart defibrillator
A 12 year old girl is the first in B.C. to use a heart defibrillator that’s better designed to help children.

June 27 – High tech medicine
UBC scientists have developed two mobile health apps that could mean the difference between life and death for some patients.

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