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Overdose Prevention Program Pilot Begins in Peterborough

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Aug 30, 2013

August 30, 2013 –¬†International Overdose Awareness Day is Saturday, August 31 Overdose Prevention Program Pilot Begins in Peterborough This Saturday, August 31, is a day known around the globe as International Overdose Awareness Day established to commemorate loved ones lost due to overdoses on alcohol and other drugs. Wearing silver on August 31 honours the […]

Health Canada Announces Recall of Freya-28 Birth Control Pill

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Aug 28, 2013

August 28, 2013 –¬†Public Health Advises Women to Check Pills to Ensure Effectiveness Health Canada is alerting Canadians that Freya-28, an oral contraceptive (birth control product), is being voluntarily recalled from the Canadian market by Mylan Pharmaceuticals after a pharmacy reported that a placebo pill was found in place of an active pill in one […]