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Acetaminophen overdose is a leading cause of liver injury, but it is largely preventable

We need more awareness of the dangers of combining drugs that contain acetaminophen

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How drug decriminalization in BC could help save lives

This Q&A with a UBC addictions expert answers some key questions about the decriminalization of illegal drugs in BC

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COVID-19 vaccinations: what you need to know about the second dose

UBC’s Dr. Manish Sadarangani explains why some people are harder to vaccinate

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Why new COVID-19 variants are on the rise and spreading around the world

Viruses often change, and some mutations are more alarming than others