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health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 5:49 PM

CVS responds quickly after pharmacists frustrated with their workload don't show up

A group of pharmacists frustrated with overwhelming workloads didn't show up for work last week in at least a dozen Kansas City-area CVS pharmacies

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 5:35 PM

Virginia Democrats warn Republicans will ban abortion; GOP says their rhetoric is fearmongering

Virginia Republicans are stepping up their criticism of the rhetoric being used by their Democratic opponents in abortion-focused messaging in...

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 5:03 PM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law to protect doctors who mail abortion pills to other states

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law protecting doctors and pharmacists who mail abortion pills to patients in other states

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 3:15 PM

FDA advisers vote against experimental ALS treatment pushed by patients

Federal health advisers have voted overwhelmingly against recommending approval of an experimental treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease, the fatal...

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 3:03 PM

Jonas Kaufmann battles back from infection in Claus Guth's 'Doppleganger'

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann, recovered from a multi-drug resistant germ infection, is appearing in “Doppleganger,” a staged version of Schubert's final songs

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 2:19 PM

Houston approves $5M to relocate residents living near polluted Union Pacific rail yard

Houston officials have approved $5 million for a fund to help relocate residents from neighborhoods located near a rail yard polluted by a...

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 2:11 PM

New rules aim to make foster care with family easier, provide protection for LGBTQ+ children

The Biden administration is moving to make it easier for caregivers to take in family members in the foster care system, requiring states to...

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 9:47 AM

Bruce Springsteen postpones all 2023 tour dates until 2024 as he recovers from peptic ulcer disease

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s 2023 tour will be postponed until 2024, citing doctor’s advice

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 7:24 AM

Canadian police won't investigate doctor for sterilizing Indigenous woman

Police in Canada say they will not pursue a criminal investigation into a recent case in which a doctor sterilized an Inuit woman without her consent

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 6:41 AM

Japan's court recognizes more victims of Minamata mercury poisoning and awards them compensation

A Japanese court has ordered the central government, the Kumamoto prefecture and a chemical company to recognize more than 120 plaintiffs as...

health / Wed, Sep 27, 2023 6:27 AM

Scottish officials approve UK's first drug consumption room intended for safer use of illegal drugs

Scottish authorities have approved a multimillion pound drug consumption room

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 1:56 PM

Anti-abortion groups demand liberal Wisconsin prosecutors charge abortion providers despite ruling

A coalition of anti-abortion organizations is urging two Wisconsin prosecutors to pursue charges against abortion providers in their counties...

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 1:46 PM

Mandela's granddaughter Zoleka dies at 43. Her life was full of tragedy but she embraced his legacy

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Zoleka has died at age 43

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 12:27 PM

LSU's Kim Mulkey is publicizing a health scare to promote cardiovascular screening

LSU women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey is publicizing that she had two stents put in a major artery this summer in an effort to promote screening...

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 10:30 AM

Families of those killed by fentanyl gather at DEA as US undergoes deadliest overdose crisis

About 150 people from families who have lost a loved one to fentanyl poisoning have gathered at the headquarters of the U.S. Drug Enforcement...

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 5:46 AM

More students gain eligibility for free school meals under expanded US program

More students in schools serving low-income communities will be eligible to receive breakfast and lunch at no cost under a rule change announced...

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 3:33 AM

UN says cholera and dengue outbreaks have been reported in eastern Sudan as conflict grinds on

The U.N. health agency says cholera and dengue outbreaks have been reported in eastern Sudan, where thousands of people are sheltering in crowded...

health / Tue, Sep 26, 2023 12:48 AM

After US approval, Japan OKs its first Alzheimer's drug. Leqembi was developed by Eisai and Biogen

Japan’s health ministry has approved Leqembi, a drug for Alzheimer’s decease that was jointly developed by Japanese and U.S. pharmaceutical companies

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