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Idaho hospitals working to resume full operations after cyberattack

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Two eastern Idaho hospitals and their clinics are working to resume full operations after a cyberattack on their computer systems.
Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

Families sue to block Idaho law barring gender-affirming care for minors

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The families of two transgender teenagers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block enforcement of Idaho's ban on gender-affirming medical care for minors.

Independent probe into Montreal's Lakeshore hospital ER includes 135 recommendations

MONTREAL — A report into problems plaguing a suburban Montreal hospital emergency room makes 135 recommendations for improving the situation, chief among them accelerating the building of a replacement for the aging critical care unit.
Ontario renews summer ER staffing funding for one more year

Ontario renews summer ER staffing funding for one more year

TORONTO — Ontario renewed funding Thursday that helps rural and northern hospitals bolster emergency room staffing through the summer, but the program will end after this year, the government said.
Black men were likely underdiagnosed with lung problems because of bias in software, study suggests

Black men were likely underdiagnosed with lung problems because of bias in software, study suggests

NEW YORK (AP) — Racial bias built into a common medical test for lung function is likely leading to fewer Black patients getting care for breathing problems, a study published Thursday suggests.
Cannabis price 'race to the bottom' hurts market's future: OCS CEO

Cannabis price 'race to the bottom' hurts market's future: OCS CEO

TORONTO — The head of Ontario's cannabis distributor says the "race to the bottom" happening with pot prices risks hurting the market's future.
Supreme Court revives claims that SuperValu, Safeway overcharged governments for generic drugs

Supreme Court revives claims that SuperValu, Safeway overcharged governments for generic drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously revived whistleblower lawsuits claiming that supermarket and pharmacy chains SuperValu and Safeway overcharged government health-care programs for prescription drugs by hundreds of millions
FDA warns consumers not to use off-brand versions of Ozempic, Wegovy

FDA warns consumers not to use off-brand versions of Ozempic, Wegovy

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Government body warns of increased health threats from climate change in Germany

Government body warns of increased health threats from climate change in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's disease control agency warned Thursday that rising temperatures due to global warming will increase the likelihood of heat stroke, vector-borne illnesses and other health risks in the country.
Pediatric drug shortage led to dosing errors in Ontario children , research shows

Pediatric drug shortage led to dosing errors in Ontario children , research shows

TORONTO — The shortage of pediatric medication in Canada last year led to a spike of dosing errors in children in Ontario, new research shows.