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Quebec court authorizes class action over alleged sterilization of Indigenous women

Quebec court authorizes class action over alleged sterilization of Indigenous women

Quebec's Superior Court has authorized a class-action lawsuit on behalf of Atikamekw women who say they were sterilized against their will.
Court battle begins over Missouri's ban on gender-affirming health care for minors

Court battle begins over Missouri's ban on gender-affirming health care for minors

COLUMBIA, Mo.
Ontario offers money to public-health units that voluntarily merge

Ontario offers money to public-health units that voluntarily merge

Ontario will be offering funding to public-health units that want to merge as the province works on a "longer-term" approach to public health that clarifies roles and responsibilities, Health Minister Sylvia Jones said Tuesday.

Citing appeals court, Georgia asks judge to reinstate ban on hormone therapy for transgender minors

ATLANTA (AP) — Citing a recent ruling affecting Alabama, Georgia officials asked a federal judge Tuesday to allow the state to resume enforcement of its restriction on hormone therapy for transgender people under the age of 18.

Florida agencies are accused in a lawsuit of sending confusing Medicaid termination notices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida residents filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, alleging that state agencies aren't adequately notifying low-income and disabled people that their public health insurance is ending .
Patients in B.C. long-term care homes and N.W.T. hospitals displaced by wildfires

Patients in B.C. long-term care homes and N.W.T. hospitals displaced by wildfires

Nearly 900 seniors have been forced out of care facilities in a wildfire-ravaged region of British Columbia while the province has joined Alberta in receiving medical evacuees from the Northwest Territories, where thousands of residents have escaped

Dangerous fungus is becoming more prevalent. Scientists believe climate change could be to blame

SEATTLE (AP) — In 2016, hospitals in New York state identified a rare and dangerous fungal infection never before found in the United States.
No harmful levels of PCBs found at Wyoming nuclear missile base as Air Force investigates cancers

No harmful levels of PCBs found at Wyoming nuclear missile base as Air Force investigates cancers

WASHINGTON (AP) — No harmful levels of carcinogenic PCBs were found inside the missile launch facilities at F.E.
FDA approves RSV vaccine for moms-to-be to guard their newborns

FDA approves RSV vaccine for moms-to-be to guard their newborns

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Monday approved the first RSV vaccine for pregnant women so their babies will be born with protection against the scary respiratory infection.
Alabama can enforce ban on puberty blockers and hormones for transgender children, court says

Alabama can enforce ban on puberty blockers and hormones for transgender children, court says

MONTGOMERY, Ala.