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 •  July 18

View Slideshow 1 of 6 The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some of the pills predated the 1969 moon landing. Most were 30 to 40 years past their expiration dates – possibly toxic, probably worthless. But to Lee Cantrell, who helps run the California Poison Control System, the cache...

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 •  June 13

View Slideshow 1 of 2 The Food and Drug Administration has delayed the deadline for food companies to adopt a new Nutrition Facts label on food and beverage packages. A design for the new label was unveiled by Michelle Obama in 2014 at a White House event held on the anniversary of her campaign to fight obesity. The updated label highlights the...

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 •  May 11

Every year there are important new medical discoveries that help people live longer and more productive lives. One of the big reasons is the constant development of new drugs to treat or help prevent diseases. On this edition of UWM Today, meet two scientists who are deeply involved in the discovery of new pharmaceuticals. Jim Cook is one of UWM’s...