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Researchers urge more limits on edibles after finding jump in kid cannabis poisonings

Researchers urge more limits on edibles after finding jump in kid cannabis poisonings

TORONTO — Canadian researchers alarmed by a rise in the number of kids hospitalized for accidental cannabis poisonings are calling for restrictions on edibles.

NC transgender inmate's suit may be likely to proceed

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge indicated Tuesday that the case of a transgender inmate suing North Carolina for gender affirming medical care may be likely to proceed.
Idaho can’t enforce abortion ban in medical emergencies

Idaho can’t enforce abortion ban in medical emergencies

LUBBOCK, Texas — A federal judge in Idaho has barred the state from enforcing a strict abortion ban in medical emergencies over concerns that it violates a federal law on emergency care.
Amazon to shutter virtual health care service Amazon Care

Amazon to shutter virtual health care service Amazon Care

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is shutting down the hybrid virtual, in-home care service it’s spent years developing, a surprising move that underscores the challenges it faces as it moves into health care. The service, called Amazon Care, will end by Dec.
$118M to support B.C. family doctors, keep clinics open until new pay model: Dix

$118M to support B.C. family doctors, keep clinics open until new pay model: Dix

VANCOUVER — Family doctors in British Columbia will be eligible for an average $25,000 each to help tide them over until a new compensation model is established this fall, Health Minister Adrian Dix said Wednesday.
Five Manitobans admit to breaking COVID-19 gathering restrictions

Five Manitobans admit to breaking COVID-19 gathering restrictions

WINNIPEG — Five Manitobans, including a pastor who openly defied COVID-19 restrictions, have been convicted of repeatedly violating pandemic public health orders and are to learn their sentence Thursday.
Gender dysphoria covered by disability law, court rules

Gender dysphoria covered by disability law, court rules

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal ruling that gender dysphoria is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act could help block conservative political efforts to restrict access to gender-affirming care, advocates and experts say.

Texan gets 6 months for threats to Maryland vaccine advocate

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Texas man was sentenced to six months in federal prison Tuesday for threatening a Maryland doctor who has been a prominent advocate for COVID-19 vaccines, a federal prosecutor said.
'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may help heavy drinkers quit

'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may help heavy drinkers quit

The compound in psychedelic mushrooms helped heavy drinkers cut back or quit entirely in the most rigorous test of psilocybin for alcoholism. More research is needed to see if the effect lasts and whether it works in a larger study.
'It's about access:' Ottawa pledges funds toward sexual health education

'It's about access:' Ottawa pledges funds toward sexual health education

CALGARY — Ottawa has pledged $2.8 million in funding for organizations helping those who face barriers in learning about sexual and reproductive health.
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