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Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines can be used for primary vaccination series, NACI says

Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines can be used for primary vaccination series, NACI says

Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization says bivalent mRNA vaccines can be used as the two-dose primary series of shots against COVID-19.

Mother jailed in England for medicated abortion later in pregnancy

LONDON (AP) — A 44-year-old mother of three was sentenced Monday to more than two years in an English prison for medically inducing an abortion about eight months into her pregnancy.
UK parliamentary committee to conclude Boris Johnson 'partygate' inquiry

UK parliamentary committee to conclude Boris Johnson 'partygate' inquiry

LONDON (AP) — A U.K.
Atlantic premiers want to expand doctor registry to other health-care workers

Atlantic premiers want to expand doctor registry to other health-care workers

CHARLOTTETOWN — Atlantic Canada’s premiers say they want to expand a registry of physicians and surgeons to include other health-care professionals.
'We lost too many children': Ukrainian heart doctor says admission to NATO is urgent

'We lost too many children': Ukrainian heart doctor says admission to NATO is urgent

KYIV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian doctor who was forced to treat open-heart surgery patients in a bomb shelter last year says he's grateful for the assistance his country has received from Canada. But Dr.
Quebec's provincially-owned pot retailer SQDC sees growth plateau amid strike

Quebec's provincially-owned pot retailer SQDC sees growth plateau amid strike

MONTREAL — Quebec's provincially-owned cannabis retailer says its growth has plateaued for the first time despite an increasing number of pot shops because some two dozen stores have been affected by strikes.

Polish authorities rule rights of pregnant woman who died were violated amid abortion law debate

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish health authorities said Monday that there was a violation of patient rights in the case of a woman who died of sepsis in the fifth month of pregnancy last month, a case that has gained scrutiny after a tightening of Polan
Abstinence not required: How a Baltimore drug treatment program prioritizes saving lives

Abstinence not required: How a Baltimore drug treatment program prioritizes saving lives

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Kelly trudged through southwest Baltimore, each labored footstep a reminder of the roofing accident that left him with chronic pain and a raging opioid addiction several years after he returned home from serving in the Marine
England's health service says it won't give puberty blockers to children at gender clinics

England's health service says it won't give puberty blockers to children at gender clinics

LONDON (AP) — The publicly funded health service in England has decided it will not routinely offer puberty-blocking drugs to children at gender identity clinics, saying more evidence is needed about the potential benefits and harms.
Abstinence not required: How a Baltimore drug treatment program prioritizes saving lives

Abstinence not required: How a Baltimore drug treatment program prioritizes saving lives

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Kelly trudged through southwest Baltimore, each labored footstep a reminder of the roofing accident that left him with chronic pain and a raging opioid addiction several years after he returned home from serving in the Marine