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Pharmacists prescribe another round of US protests to highlight working conditions

Pharmacists prescribe another round of US protests to highlight working conditions

Drugstore workers around the country started calling in sick Monday to highlight a lack of support from their employers, protest organizers said.
Doctors could revive bid to block Arizona ban on abortions performed due to genetic abnormality

Doctors could revive bid to block Arizona ban on abortions performed due to genetic abnormality

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to give abortion rights advocates a chance to revive their bid to block an Arizona law that makes it a felony for doctors to perform abortions on patients seeking the procedure solely because of a fet
Ontario lowering age for regular breast cancer screenings to 40

Ontario lowering age for regular breast cancer screenings to 40

TORONTO — Ontario is lowering the age for regular, publicly funded breast cancer screenings from 50 to 40, which Health Minister Sylvia Jones says will help with early detection.
FDA says WanaBana fruit puree pouches may contain dangerous levels of lead

FDA says WanaBana fruit puree pouches may contain dangerous levels of lead

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning parents and caregivers not to buy or serve certain pureed fruit pouches marketed to toddlers and young children because the food might contain dangerous levels of lead.
Ontarians can now get flu, COVID-19 shots; top doctor urges people to get both

Ontarians can now get flu, COVID-19 shots; top doctor urges people to get both

TORONTO — This respiratory virus season in Ontario should be easier on the province and its hospitals than last year, but success will largely depend on levels of vaccination, the chief medical officer of health said Monday.
Eyedrops from CVS, Rite Aid and others carry possible infection risk, FDA says

Eyedrops from CVS, Rite Aid and others carry possible infection risk, FDA says

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are warning consumers not to use more than two dozen varieties of over-the-counter eyedrops because of the risk of infections that could lead to blindness.
Ontario offers flu shots, COVID-19 vaccines for all over six months as of Monday

Ontario offers flu shots, COVID-19 vaccines for all over six months as of Monday

TORONTO — Ontario residents who are six months and older will be able to receive their free flu shot and the new COVID-19 vaccine starting on Monday.
Disabled B.C. man forced to drag himself off flight says he's pushing for changes

Disabled B.C. man forced to drag himself off flight says he's pushing for changes

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.

Macron vows to enshrine women's rights to abortion in French Constitution in 2024

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron promised on Sunday to enshrine a woman's right to an abortion in the French Constitution by next year.
Doctors say we need the updated COVID-19 shot. So why haven't we heard more about it?

Doctors say we need the updated COVID-19 shot. So why haven't we heard more about it?

When vaccines against COVID-19 first became available in Canada, public service announcements flooded radio and TV broadcasts and repeatedly popped up online and across social media feeds.