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Dr. Oz made reputation as a surgeon, a fortune as a salesman

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz rolled onstage inside of an inflatable orb, put on a hydrating face mask and proceeded to pitch a new line of skin care products to a convention of supplement distributors at Salt Lake City’s Vivint Arena in 2018.
WHO Syria boss accused of corruption, fraud, abuse, AP finds

WHO Syria boss accused of corruption, fraud, abuse, AP finds

LONDON (AP) — Staffers at the World Health Organization’s Syrian office have alleged that their boss mismanaged millions of dollars, plied government officials with gifts -- including computers, gold coins and cars -- and acted frivolously as COVID-1
WHO Syria boss accused of corruption, fraud, abuse, AP finds

WHO Syria boss accused of corruption, fraud, abuse, AP finds

LONDON (AP) — Staffers at the World Health Organization’s Syria office have alleged that their boss mismanaged millions of dollars, plied government officials with gifts — including computers, gold coins and cars — and violated the agency’s own COVID
Proposed dental benefit for children would cost $703M: Parliamentary budget officer

Proposed dental benefit for children would cost $703M: Parliamentary budget officer

OTTAWA — Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux says Ottawa's proposed dental benefit for children under the age of 12 would cost $703 million over the next three fiscal years.
One-third of Canadians can't afford to remove deadly radon gas from homes: study

One-third of Canadians can't afford to remove deadly radon gas from homes: study

CALGARY — A study suggests lower-income and younger people may be more at risk of developing lung cancer long-term because they can't afford to remove radon gas from their homes.
WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month

WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak 'rapidly evolving' after 1 month

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's Ebola outbreak is “rapidly evolving” a month after the disease was reported in the East African country, a top World Health Organization official said Thursday, describing a difficult situation for health workers.
Indonesia says contaminated medicines linked to 99 deaths

Indonesia says contaminated medicines linked to 99 deaths

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has found contaminated medicines that are suspected of being linked to the deaths of 99 children this year due to acute kidney injury, officials said Thursday.

WHO: COVID-19 vaccination rates have dropped 50% in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses given in Africa has dropped by more than 50% over the last three months, the World Health Organization said Thursday, even though less than a quarter of all Africans have been vaccinated.
Hacker holds Australian health insurer's data for ransom

Hacker holds Australian health insurer's data for ransom

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A cybercriminal was holding for ransom an Australian health insurer’s customer data including diagnoses and treatments, in the nation’s second major privacy breach in a month, officials said on Thursday.
Pediatric group releases guidelines for detecting anxiety in kids and youth

Pediatric group releases guidelines for detecting anxiety in kids and youth

The Canadian Paediatric Society has new advice for clinicians on how to assess and manage anxiety in children and adolescents as the pandemic escalates concerns over mental health.