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Montreal says vaccine — not limiting sexual partners — best way to fight monkeypox

Montreal says vaccine — not limiting sexual partners — best way to fight monkeypox

MONTREAL — Controlling monkeypox will be done through vaccination, not by encouraging men who have sex with men to limit their sexual partners, Montreal's public health director said Thursday.
After Biden COVID recovery, admin launches new booster push

After Biden COVID recovery, admin launches new booster push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration is launching a renewed push for COVID-19 booster shots for those eligible, pointing to the enhanced protections they offer against severe illness as the highly transmissible BA.
'A long time coming': COVID vaccinations begin for little kids in Ontario

'A long time coming': COVID vaccinations begin for little kids in Ontario

TORONTO — Babies and preschoolers received stickers and plenty of praise upon getting their first COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday as Ontario opened appointments for the shots to the youngest cohort.
Advocates say the federal government can do more to address opioid use stigma

Advocates say the federal government can do more to address opioid use stigma

OTTAWA — New federal government research says that stigmatizing views about opioid use disorder — unfair perceptions and disapproval of people who take these drugs — continue to be held by a significant portion of the population.
N.L. reports first probable case of monkeypox, N.S. clarifies report of cases

N.L. reports first probable case of monkeypox, N.S. clarifies report of cases

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday reported its first probable case of monkeypox, a day after Nova Scotia's health minister said the province had identified its first couple of cases. Dr.
No bond for accused rapist of girl who traveled for abortion

No bond for accused rapist of girl who traveled for abortion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of raping and impregnating a 9-year-old Ohio girl who traveled to Indiana for an abortion was ordered held without bond Thursday by a judge who cited overwhelming evidence and the fact that he apparently is living

NC Republicans ask judge to reinstate 20-week abortion ban

RALEIGH, N.C.
Ellison: No appeal to defend Minnesota abortion restrictions

Ellison: No appeal to defend Minnesota abortion restrictions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorney General Keith Ellison said Thursday that he won't appeal a ruling that struck down most of Minnesota's restrictions on abortion as unconstitutional, saying the state has already spent enough time and money on the case and

In Mexico, killing of young doctor leads to protest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The killing of a young doctor in Mexico has led recent medical school graduates to demand changes to a system that often leaves them exposed to danger in remote outposts during the first year of their careers as part of the country
Tilray Brands records fourth-quarter loss amid higher revenue

Tilray Brands records fourth-quarter loss amid higher revenue

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Tilray Brands Inc. posted a steep loss in its most recent quarter despite higher revenue as it recorded a non-cash impairment. The cannabis company posted a net loss of US$457.