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New Mexico Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on local abortion-ban ordinances

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding a request to strike down recent abortion-ban ordinances in several cities and counties.
10 drugs targeted for Medicare price negotiations as Biden pitches cost reductions

10 drugs targeted for Medicare price negotiations as Biden pitches cost reductions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden touted the potential cost savings of Medicare's first-ever price negotiations for widely used prescription drugs on Tuesday as he struggles to convince Americans that he’s improved their lives as he runs for reel
Five people hospitalized in E. coli outbreak at the University of Arkansas

Five people hospitalized in E. coli outbreak at the University of Arkansas

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli food poisoning among students at the University of Arkansas, with dozens reporting symptoms and five people needing treatment in the hospital.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls more than 20 brands of energy drinks

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is expanding its recall of energy drinks to include more than 20 brands.
Court rejects Connecticut officials' bid to keep secret a police report on hospital patient's death

Court rejects Connecticut officials' bid to keep secret a police report on hospital patient's death

HARTFORD, Conn.
B.C. on pace for deadliest year in drug crisis as July brings another 198 deaths

B.C. on pace for deadliest year in drug crisis as July brings another 198 deaths

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is on pace for the deadliest year in its unregulated toxic-drug crisis, with the BC Coroners Service saying another 198 deaths were reported in July.
Ottawa eyes relaxing rules for imported baby formula, as costs soar after shortage

Ottawa eyes relaxing rules for imported baby formula, as costs soar after shortage

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking for ways to bring more infant formula products to Canada while it overhauls regulations to prevent future shortages, an internal memo shows.
Nova Scotia health officials say legionella outbreak in New Glasgow considered over

Nova Scotia health officials say legionella outbreak in New Glasgow considered over

HALIFAX — Public health officials in Nova Scotia say a legionella outbreak in the New Glasgow area is considered over. The outbreak of the bacteria that causes legionnaires' disease had been monitored by Public Health since early July.
Neurosurgeon investigating patient's mystery symptoms plucks a worm from woman's brain in Australia

Neurosurgeon investigating patient's mystery symptoms plucks a worm from woman's brain in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A neurosurgeon investigating a woman’s mystery symptoms in an Australian hospital says she plucked a wriggling worm from the patient’s brain.
NFL-style lawsuit and brain-injury concerns hang over Rugby World Cup

NFL-style lawsuit and brain-injury concerns hang over Rugby World Cup

Alix Popham traveled the world as a rugby player. He played 33 times for Wales and competed at two Rugby World Cups, and even got to meet Nelson Mandela before a match in South Africa. Or so he’s told. He can’t actually remember.