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'Adult field trip': Program teaches young people about reconciliation, climate change

'Adult field trip': Program teaches young people about reconciliation, climate change

CALGARY — Cole Flanagan says he can't stop talking about his experience in the Canadian Rockies earlier this summer — and it wasn't just about having mountain adventures.
Liberals lag on invitation to join global group that crafts vaccines for world's poor

Liberals lag on invitation to join global group that crafts vaccines for world's poor

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has spent three years deliberating on an invitation to join a global body that designs vaccinations to protect the world's poorest from preventable diseases.
As clinics pivot post-Roe, battle rages over syringe service in opioid-ravaged West Virginia

As clinics pivot post-Roe, battle rages over syringe service in opioid-ravaged West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Staff at Women's Health Center of West Virginia know what it's like to provide controversial health services that government officials have sought to ban or restrict.
South Korea presses on with World Scout Jamboree as heat forces thousands to leave early

South Korea presses on with World Scout Jamboree as heat forces thousands to leave early

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is plowing ahead with the World Scout Jamboree, rejecting a call by the world scouting body to cut the event short as a punishing heat wave caused thousands of British scouts to begin leaving the coastal campsite
A cyberattack has disrupted hospitals and health care in several states

A cyberattack has disrupted hospitals and health care in several states

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The first pill to treat postpartum depression has been approved by US health officials

The first pill to treat postpartum depression has been approved by US health officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved the first pill specifically intended to treat severe depression after childbirth, a condition that affects thousands of new mothers in the U.S. each year.
US judge blocks new Illinois law allowing state to penalize anti-abortion counseling centers

US judge blocks new Illinois law allowing state to penalize anti-abortion counseling centers

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a new Illinois law that allows the state to penalize anti-abortion counseling centers if they use deception to interfere with patients seeking the procedure. U.S.
Federal appeals court upholds Connecticut law that eliminated religious vaccination exemption

Federal appeals court upholds Connecticut law that eliminated religious vaccination exemption

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a 2021 Connecticut law that eliminated the state’s longstanding religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools, colleges and day care facilities.
Toronto Public Health urges caution as first probable human case of West Nile seen

Toronto Public Health urges caution as first probable human case of West Nile seen

Toronto's public health agency is reporting the first probable human case of West Nile virus in the city this year and urging residents to take precautions over the long weekend.
Health Canada approves first RSV vaccine for adults age 60 and over

Health Canada approves first RSV vaccine for adults age 60 and over

Health Canada has approved the first vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) for adults age 60 and over, but its use may be "limited" during this fall's respiratory virus season.