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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
Smokestack implosion at defunct Detroit trash incinerator ends decades of stink

Smokestack implosion at defunct Detroit trash incinerator ends decades of stink

DETROIT (AP) — In a boom, a low rumble and a vibrating crash, the looming smokestack of a shuttered trash incinerator whose stench sickened and angered Detroit residents for decades came down in a controlled implosion Sunday morning.
Florida center says 'Grey Team' technology, exercise help veterans overcome PTSD and other ailments

Florida center says 'Grey Team' technology, exercise help veterans overcome PTSD and other ailments

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Before Fred Kalfon began exercising at the Grey Team veterans center a couple months ago, the 81-year-old rarely left his Florida home.
Pope Francis takes doctors' advice to skip Sunday public blessing as he recovers from major surgery

Pope Francis takes doctors' advice to skip Sunday public blessing as he recovers from major surgery

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis, “wisely” following doctors’ advice, will skip Sunday’s customary public blessing to allow himself to better heal after abdominal surgery earlier this week, his surgeon told reporters.
Wildfires are fuelling eco-anxiety but taking climate action can help, experts say

Wildfires are fuelling eco-anxiety but taking climate action can help, experts say

When Jennifer Austin woke up on Tuesday morning, her Ottawa home smelled like smoke, even though all the windows were closed. "I felt like a little bit under siege," she said.
Alzheimer's drug gets FDA panel's backing, setting the stage for broader use

Alzheimer's drug gets FDA panel's backing, setting the stage for broader use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health advisers on Friday unanimously backed the full approval of a closely watched Alzheimer’s drug, a key step toward opening insurance coverage to U.S. seniors with early stages of the brain-robbing disease.

IQF frozen Whole Raspberries and Antioxidant Blend recalled for norovirus risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall for two kinds of Alasko brand IQF frozen fruit due to a possible norovirus contamination. The recall covers IQF Whole Raspberries and IQF Antioxidant Blend in one and five kilogram packages.