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Senior doctors in South Korea submit resignations, deepening dispute over medical school plan

Senior doctors in South Korea submit resignations, deepening dispute over medical school plan

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Senior doctors at major hospitals in South Korea began submitting their resignations en masse on Monday in support of medical interns and residents who have been on strike for five weeks over the government’s push to sharply
Naturopathic doctors aren't solution to primary care crisis: doctors, health experts

Naturopathic doctors aren't solution to primary care crisis: doctors, health experts

Vancouver naturopathic doctor Vanessa Lindsay has been treating a longtime patient's high blood pressure through nutrition and exercise. "She's lost weight. She's stronger. She's eating well. She's hydrated. She's sleeping better," said Lindsay.
Supreme Court again confronts the issue of abortion, this time over access to widely used medication

Supreme Court again confronts the issue of abortion, this time over access to widely used medication

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will again wade into the fractious issue of abortion this week when it hears arguments over a medication used in the most common way to end a pregnancy , a case with profound implications for millions of women no m
Ontario hospitals, LTC homes spent nearly $1B on agency staff last year

Ontario hospitals, LTC homes spent nearly $1B on agency staff last year

TORONTO — Hospitals and long-term care homes spent nearly $1 billion last year to fill shifts with nurses and personal support workers from private staffing agencies, a Ministry of Health document estimates.
Palestinians describe bodies and ambulances crushed in Israel's ongoing raid at Gaza's main hospital

Palestinians describe bodies and ambulances crushed in Israel's ongoing raid at Gaza's main hospital

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians who fled an ongoing Israeli raid of Gaza's main hospital described mass arrests and forced marches past bodies in interviews on Sunday, while the United Nations said Israel is now blocking its main agency helping
Elon Musk's X to pay legal bills for Canadian doctor chastised over COVID-19 tweets

Elon Musk's X to pay legal bills for Canadian doctor chastised over COVID-19 tweets

Elon Musk's X said it's funding legal bills for a Canadian doctor previously chastised by regulators for her tweets about COVID-19.
Kate and William 'extremely moved' by support since the Princess of Wales' cancer revelation

Kate and William 'extremely moved' by support since the Princess of Wales' cancer revelation

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Princess of Wales, and her husband, Prince William, are said to be “extremely moved” by the public’s warmth and support following her shocking cancer announcement as tributes continued to pour in Sunday from around the world.
Mifepristone access is coming before the US Supreme Court. How safe is this abortion pill?

Mifepristone access is coming before the US Supreme Court. How safe is this abortion pill?

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a case Tuesday that could impact how women get access to mifepristone , one of the two pills used in the most common type of abortion in the nation.
Alberta scientists band together to shift climate change focus to health impacts

Alberta scientists band together to shift climate change focus to health impacts

EDMONTON — Bodies and minds are just as affected by climate change as sea ice and forests, says University of Alberta scientist Sherilee Harper. "Climate change impacts everything we care about," she said. "It's not just an environmental issue.
Mother says package presenting cannabis like 'treat' put children in N.S. hospital

Mother says package presenting cannabis like 'treat' put children in N.S. hospital

HALIFAX — The mother of a nine-year-old boy says packaging that depicts highly potent cannabis as a "treat" led her son and several classmates at a Halifax school to consume them and become violently ill earlier this week.