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Iowa Supreme Court declines to reinstate strict abortion limits, but a new law could be coming

Iowa Supreme Court declines to reinstate strict abortion limits, but a new law could be coming

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Abortion will remain legal in Iowa after the state's high court declined Friday to reinstate a law that would have largely banned the procedure, rebuffing Republican Gov.
Ontario issues zoning orders to push through nursing homes despite opposition

Ontario issues zoning orders to push through nursing homes despite opposition

TORONTO — Ontario has used its powers to push through the redevelopment of three long-term care homes run by a company accused of serious mismanagement during the pandemic, including widespread deaths in its facilities.
Former North Carolina health official is picked to be new CDC director

Former North Carolina health official is picked to be new CDC director

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mandy Cohen, a former North Carolina official, will be the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House announced Friday.
Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after operation; surgeon says 'he's better than before'

Pope Francis leaves Rome hospital 9 days after operation; surgeon says 'he's better than before'

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis was discharged Friday from the Rome hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery to repair a hernia and remove scarring from previous operations, with his surgeon saying the pontiff was “better than before” his nine-day hosp
Popular 'low T' treatment is safe for men with heart disease, but doctors warn it's no youth serum

Popular 'low T' treatment is safe for men with heart disease, but doctors warn it's no youth serum

Testosterone replacement therapy is safe for men with “low T” who have heart disease or are at high risk for it, a new study suggests. But doctors warn the popular treatment is no “anti-aging tonic.
Powerful illegal drugs are inundating Europe and sending corruption and violence soaring, EU says

Powerful illegal drugs are inundating Europe and sending corruption and violence soaring, EU says

BRUSSELS (AP) — New harmful illicit drugs are inundating a flourishing market for traffickers amid violence and corruption hurting local communities across Europe, the EU's agency monitoring drugs and addiction said Friday.

Rural Utah abortion clinic closes amid staff shortages, plans to reopen in August

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There is now one fewer place to access abortion in Utah after Planned Parenthood closed its only clinic outside the Salt Lake City metropolitan area.
Time to ditch your gas stove for health reasons? The answer is 'murky,' experts say

Time to ditch your gas stove for health reasons? The answer is 'murky,' experts say

A Canadian study suggests an association between household use of gas stoves and a higher risk of asthma in some kids. However, like other recent studies on the issue, the results were inconsistent.
Some Chinese Canadians embrace 'white people food' movement, others are baffled

Some Chinese Canadians embrace 'white people food' movement, others are baffled

VANCOUVER — Cheese sticks and a bagel. A boiled egg with raw broccoli. A fat ball of burrata cheese sitting atop a pile of green grapes.
Scathing report finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled UK Parliament over 'partygate'

Scathing report finds Boris Johnson deliberately misled UK Parliament over 'partygate'

LONDON (AP) — A committee of U.K.