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Woman charged with bomb threat against children's hospital

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities on Thursday arrested a woman accused of calling in a fake bomb threat at Boston Children's Hospital amid a barrage of harassment and threats of violence over its surgical program for transgender youths.
More comprehensive services required to curb B.C. drug deaths, doctor says

More comprehensive services required to curb B.C. drug deaths, doctor says

VANCOUVER — Maria Rantanen did everything she could to stop her son from fatally overdosing, but it wasn't enough. Michael Rantanen died on July 15. He was 25 years old.
Yukon expecting shipment soon of bivalent Moderna vaccine, health minister says

Yukon expecting shipment soon of bivalent Moderna vaccine, health minister says

Yukon will soon receive a shipment of the Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccine, which Health Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee says offers protection against variants of the virus, including Omicron.
COVID-19 hospital admissions, deaths tick down as cold and flu season approaches

COVID-19 hospital admissions, deaths tick down as cold and flu season approaches

VICTORIA — The latest COVID-19 numbers from the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control show the number of people admitted to hospital with the illness is declining. The weekly report says 142 people were hospitalized during the week of Sept.
Montana defies order on transgender birth certificates

Montana defies order on transgender birth certificates

BILLINGS, Mont.
EXPLAINER: States scramble as US abortion landscape shifts

EXPLAINER: States scramble as US abortion landscape shifts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Almost three months after Roe v. Wade was overturned , the landscape of abortion access is still shifting significantly in some states, sometimes very quickly.
Climate change jeopardizes health care services, report says

Climate change jeopardizes health care services, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Suzy Fitzgerald remembers looking out the windows as wildfire flames surrounded the hospital where she worked. “We had fire in all three directions,” Fitzgerald recalled. “I thought, ‘Oh gosh, this is serious.
15 patients in N.L. require followup as review of thousands of mammograms continues

15 patients in N.L. require followup as review of thousands of mammograms continues

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador have identified 15 patients needing further consultation, as a review of thousands of mammograms viewed on incorrect monitors continues across the province.
Police: Arrest after teen ODs and dies in school bathroom

Police: Arrest after teen ODs and dies in school bathroom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police on Thursday arrested two teenage boys in connection with the death of a 15-year-old girl who overdosed in a restroom at her high school after buying pills possibly laced with fentanyl on campus, authorities said.
Doc accused of injecting drugs into IV bags, causing death

Doc accused of injecting drugs into IV bags, causing death

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas anesthesiologist was arrested on charges alleging that he injected nerve-blocking agents and other drugs into bags of intravenous fluids at the surgical center where he works, which led to the death of a co-worker and caused ca