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Babies should get recently approved drug for RSV, CDC says

Babies should get recently approved drug for RSV, CDC says

Infants should get a recently approved drug to protect them against a respiratory virus that sends tens of thousands of American children to the hospital each year, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Alberta expands medical lab test to reduce long waits, particularly in Calgary

Alberta expands medical lab test to reduce long waits, particularly in Calgary

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is taking more medical test appointments in-house starting this weekend to reduce bottlenecks and long waits, particularly in Calgary.
Pediatricians' group reaffirms support for gender-affirming care amid growing state restrictions

Pediatricians' group reaffirms support for gender-affirming care amid growing state restrictions

The American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirmed its support for gender-affirming medical care for transgender children on Thursday, even as the treatments face a growing push for bans and restrictions from Republican lawmakers across the U.S.
Former first-round NBA draft pick is sentenced to 10 years in prison in $4M health care fraud

Former first-round NBA draft pick is sentenced to 10 years in prison in $4M health care fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a former first-round NBA draft pick to 10 years in prison Thursday, saying he used his people skills to entice others to aid his $5 million health care fraud after he “frittered away” substantial earnings fro
A federal appeals court just made medication abortions harder to get in Guam

A federal appeals court just made medication abortions harder to get in Guam

People seeking medication abortions on the U.S.
Legionnaires’ disease could be connected to N.S. hospital's cooling system

Legionnaires’ disease could be connected to N.S. hospital's cooling system

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia health officials say a recent outbreak of legionnaires’ disease in the New Glasgow area could be connected to bacteria in a cooling tower at a local hospital.
N.S. invests $5.6 million for first physician assistant program in Atlantic Canada

N.S. invests $5.6 million for first physician assistant program in Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — As thousands of Nova Scotians linger on a waiting list for a doctor, the provincial government has announced a new physician assistant program at Dalhousie University, the first in Atlantic Canada. The province is giving $5.
Beloved surrogacy champion Jennifer Allen mourned by families, colleagues, friends

Beloved surrogacy champion Jennifer Allen mourned by families, colleagues, friends

Jennifer Allen, a Canadian surrogacy champion who helped well over 100 families achieve their dreams of having children, has died at age 36.
Two years after Tokyo, Simone Biles is coming back from 'the twisties.' Not every gymnast does

Two years after Tokyo, Simone Biles is coming back from 'the twisties.' Not every gymnast does

For years in gymnastics, the phrase “the twisties” was usually uttered in hushed tones, as if saying the slang term for an athlete's sudden loss of air awareness during a routine would only deepen the problem.

Veterans sue U.S. Defense and Veterans Affairs departments to get access to infertility treatments

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S.