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'Just can't leave a person': how to respond to potential overdoses on the street

'Just can't leave a person': how to respond to potential overdoses on the street

EDMONTON — Kristin Voss-Dahl was going to an Edmonton Oilers hockey game with her friends downtown when she came across a person lying unresponsive in a parking lot.
Nebraska judge allows abortion limits and restrictions on gender-affirming surgery

Nebraska judge allows abortion limits and restrictions on gender-affirming surgery

A Nebraska judge on Friday rejected an effort to block a ban on abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy and restrictions on gender-affirming surgery.
B.C. midwives and province deliver new three-year deal, increasing wages

B.C. midwives and province deliver new three-year deal, increasing wages

VICTORIA — British Columbia midwives and the province have ratified a new three-year, wage-increasing agreement with the overwhelming support of health-care workers.
Millions of kids are missing weeks of school as attendance tanks across the US

Millions of kids are missing weeks of school as attendance tanks across the US

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — When in-person school resumed after pandemic closures , Rousmery Negrón and her 11-year-old son both noticed a change: School seemed less welcoming.
Doctors in England walk off job again as pay dispute with UK government shows no progress

Doctors in England walk off job again as pay dispute with UK government shows no progress

LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of doctors in England walked off the job Friday for another four-day stretch, with growing concerns that their bitter pay dispute with the British government will drag on into the winter.
St. Louis activists praise Biden's support for compensation over Manhattan Project contamination

St. Louis activists praise Biden's support for compensation over Manhattan Project contamination

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis-area activists have been fighting for years to get government compensation for people with cancer and other serious illnesses potentially connected to Manhattan Project nuclear contamination.

Alabama panel approves companies to grow, distribute medical marijuana

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission has awarded new licenses to grow, process and sell medical marijuana after discovering problems with the initial selection process.
Tennessee hospital faces civil rights investigation over release of transgender health records

Tennessee hospital faces civil rights investigation over release of transgender health records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University Medical Center is facing a federal civil rights investigation after turning the medical records of transgender patients over to Tennessee’s attorney general, hospital officials have confirmed. The U.S.
Insurers won't cover new Alzheimer's treatment for some customers

Insurers won't cover new Alzheimer's treatment for some customers

Some private insurers are balking at paying for the first drug fully approved to slow mental decline in Alzheimer’s patients.
Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh sparks alarm after 364 people die this year and infections rise

Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh sparks alarm after 364 people die this year and infections rise

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh is struggling to deal with higher casualties and infections from dengue this year, with officials warning that the death toll this month could break records.