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Babies in Tigray dying at 4 times pre-war levels, study says

Babies in Tigray dying at 4 times pre-war levels, study says

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Babies in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region are dying in their first month of life at four times the rate before the war cut off access to most medical care for over 5 million people, according to the most sweeping study yet of
Climate Changed: Fiona demonstrated wild hurricane future, and need to adapt

Climate Changed: Fiona demonstrated wild hurricane future, and need to adapt

HALIFAX — As she stood near the remnants of flattened homes in Port aux Basques, N.L., Denise Anderson said the thought of continuing to live next to the ocean is hard after a deadly storm foreshadowed the violence of weather to come.
Addictions docs, Ontario govt. reach virtual care deal after outcry from physicians

Addictions docs, Ontario govt. reach virtual care deal after outcry from physicians

Ontario's doctors have reached a deal with the province over how much addictions physicians will be paid for virtual care after they raised an outcry over previously planned changes they said would have put 30,000 patients at risk of losing lifesavin
China's vast Xinjiang hit with COVID-19 travel restrictions

China's vast Xinjiang hit with COVID-19 travel restrictions

BEIJING (AP) — Sprawling Xinjiang is the latest Chinese region to be hit with sweeping COVID-19 travel restrictions, as China further ratchets up control measures ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this month.
At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 clinics in 15 states have stopped providing abortions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to an analysis released Thursday.
Prolonged drought brings famine, death and fear to Somalia

Prolonged drought brings famine, death and fear to Somalia

DOLLOW, Somalia (AP) — A man in a donkey cart comes wheeling through the dust, carrying two small, silent boys. The sky is overcast. It could rain. It won’t. It hasn’t for a very long time.
N.W.T. reaches temporary agreement with union to address health worker shortages

N.W.T. reaches temporary agreement with union to address health worker shortages

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories government and the union representing health-care workers in the territory have reached a temporary agreement aimed at addressing labour shortages.
Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists were jointly awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together” that can be used to explore cells, map DNA and design drugs that can target diseases such a
Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada

OTTAWA — The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Wednesday.
Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27K to Ohio's Ryan

Drug companies in opioid crisis donated $27K to Ohio's Ryan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, who has made his opponent's questionable record fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme of his campaign for Ohio's open U.S.