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Abortions exposed among Australian health insurer customers

Abortions exposed among Australian health insurer customers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Extortionists dumped stolen client records relating to pregnancy terminations on the dark web on Thursday in their latest effort to pressure Australia’s largest health insurer to pay a ransom.
Jane Fonda: Nonprofit’s work ‘far more important’ after Roe

Jane Fonda: Nonprofit’s work ‘far more important’ after Roe

ATLANTA (AP) — Jane Fonda says the work of the Georgia-based nonprofit organization she founded to prevent teenage pregnancies has become “far more important” in the months since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v.
Virus lockdowns hit China economic powerhouse Guangzhou

Virus lockdowns hit China economic powerhouse Guangzhou

BEIJING (AP) — A surge in COVID-19 cases has spurred lockdowns in the southern Chinese manufacturing hub of Guangzhou, adding to financial pressure that has disrupted global supply chains and sharply slowed growth in the world’s second-largest econom
CDC to conduct health study at polluted former Army base

CDC to conduct health study at polluted former Army base

Federal health officials are conducting a new study to determine whether veterans once stationed at a now-shuttered California military base were exposed to dangerously high levels of cancer-causing toxins.
1 dead, over a dozen sick from outbreak tied to deli meat

1 dead, over a dozen sick from outbreak tied to deli meat

A food poisoning outbreak tied to deli meat and cheese has sickened 16 people, including one who died, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
Abortion supporters win in conservative, liberal states

Abortion supporters win in conservative, liberal states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an an
Death of Quebec teen shot by cops avoidable if health system had intervened: coroner

Death of Quebec teen shot by cops avoidable if health system had intervened: coroner

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner has concluded the 2018 death of a teenager shot by provincial police could have been avoided if health-care workers had communicated better and followed up with the teen regarding his mental health issues.
Alberta premier consulting with Trump adviser may affect health system, NDP warns

Alberta premier consulting with Trump adviser may affect health system, NDP warns

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition leader says Premier Danielle Smith consulting a medical adviser of former U.S. president Donald Trump on COVID-19 who calls vaccines “bioweapons” exacerbates worries she runs a government not guided by science. “(Dr.
Effort to further restrict abortion fails in South Carolina

Effort to further restrict abortion fails in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Canopy Growth CEO hopeful for cannabis reforms after U.S. midterms

Canopy Growth CEO hopeful for cannabis reforms after U.S. midterms

The head of Canopy Growth Corp. has high hopes for the U.S. Senate and potential cannabis legislation after Tuesday's midterm elections.
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