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Canadian Red Cross to help CHEO amid surge in respiratory illnesses in children

Canadian Red Cross to help CHEO amid surge in respiratory illnesses in children

A prominent children's hospital in Ottawa will soon be receiving help from the Canadian Red Cross as it grapples with a massive wave of pediatric respiratory illnesses that have stretched resources to the breaking point, the organization announced Su
Veterans' cases raise fresh concerns about expanding assisted dying law

Veterans' cases raise fresh concerns about expanding assisted dying law

OTTAWA — Revelations that some Canadian veterans have been offered assisted deaths while seeking help from the federal government are adding to concerns about Ottawa’s plans to expand such procedures to include mental-health injuries and illnesses.
China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased

China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased

HONG KONG (AP) — China on Sunday reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 as some cities move cautiously to ease anti-pandemic restrictions following increasingly vocal public frustrations.
FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

It's now a lot easier — and cheaper — for many hard-of-hearing Americans to get help. Hearing aids can now be sold without a prescription from a specialist.
China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased

China reports 2 new COVID deaths as some restrictions eased

HONG KONG (AP) — China on Sunday reported two additional deaths from COVID-19 as some cities move cautiously to ease anti-pandemic restrictions amid increasingly vocal public frustration over the measures.
NY state health commissioner resigning to return to Harvard

NY state health commissioner resigning to return to Harvard

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's state health commissioner will resign Jan. 1 after 13 months in the job to return to Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
N.L. children's hospital cancels some surgeries amid surge in respiratory illness

N.L. children's hospital cancels some surgeries amid surge in respiratory illness

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A children's hospital in the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador's says it has had to cancel some surgeries and appointments due to a high level of respiratory illness.
'More American than football': Retired history professor recounts abortion fight

'More American than football': Retired history professor recounts abortion fight

CALGARY — Betsy Jameson found a yellow piece of paper in 2017 when she cleaned out her office after retiring from the history department at the University of Calgary.
Ex-children's hospital doctor charged with sex crimes

Ex-children's hospital doctor charged with sex crimes

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former medical director of a Virginia hospital that serves vulnerable children has been charged with four felony sex crimes in connection with abuse that authorities say happened at the facility years ago.
B.C.'s COVID response praised for 'nimbleness,' calls to bolster public trust

B.C.'s COVID response praised for 'nimbleness,' calls to bolster public trust

VICTORIA — A review of British Columbia's COVID-19 response released Friday says despite being unprepared for the pandemic, the province showed "resilience, balance and nimbleness" during the emergency.
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