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When it's safe to take expired medicine and when it's not – INSIDER

Expiration dates on medicines don’t mean your medication will go bad on that date, it just means that the medicine is less potent and may not work effectively. Aside from a handful of medicines that are rarely on the market, most common medicines do not become toxic after their expiration date. To prevent medicines from… Read More »

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Laughter may be best medicine — for brain surgery

Neuroscientists at Emory University School of Medicine have discovered a focal pathway in the brain that when electrically stimulated causes immediate laughter, followed by a sense of calm and happiness, even during awake brain surgery. The effects of stimulation were observed in an epilepsy patient undergoing diagnostic monitoring for seizure diagnosis. These effects were then… Read More »

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