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What You Need to Know About Listeria Contamination in Canada

The latest Listeria contamination involves several plant-based beverages in Canada. From pre-packaged salads to six-layer bean dips to mushrooms, this isn’t the first time food or beverage products have been recalled due to the bacteria. Listeria monocytogenesbetter known as Listeria, can be found in soil, vegetation, sewage and water, as well as in the feces of both animals and humans, …

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Nova Scotia wants to change the way it screens for cervical cancer

Nova Scotia plans to follow the lead of other provinces in how it screens for cervical cancer, but the transition from Pap smears to HPV testing will take at least two years, the legislature’s health committee heard Tuesday. Dr. Robert Grimshaw, medical director of Nova Scotia Health’s cervical cancer screening program, told the committee that the effectiveness of the human …

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