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An Oregon nurse faces assault charges that she stole fentanyl and replaced IV drips with tap water

An Oregon nurse faces assault charges that she stole fentanyl and replaced IV drips with tap water

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former nurse at a southern Oregon hospital is facing criminal charges that she harmed nearly four dozen patients by stealing fentanyl and replacing it with non-sterile tap water in intravenous drips.
Vermont Legislature overrides governor, passing overdose prevention, renewable energy, tax measures

Vermont Legislature overrides governor, passing overdose prevention, renewable energy, tax measures

The Democratic-controlled Vermont Legislature on Monday overturned a number of the Republican governor's vetoes, passing measures to prevent drug overdoses, restrict a pesticide that's toxic to bees and to require state utilities to source all renewa
If you can't stay indoors during this US heat wave, here are a few ideas

If you can't stay indoors during this US heat wave, here are a few ideas

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — It’s hot and getting hotter for workers and everyone else outdoors as the first significant heat wave of the year makes its way eastward across the United States.
Tobacco-like warning label for social media sought by US surgeon general who asks Congress to act

Tobacco-like warning label for social media sought by US surgeon general who asks Congress to act

The U.S. surgeon general has called on Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms and their effects on young people's lives, similar to those now mandatory on cigarette boxes .

139 people in Russia seek medical help with botulism symptoms. Ready-to-eat salads may be to blame

MOSCOW (AP) — At least 139 people in Russia have sought medical assistance with symptoms of botulism over the past few days, authorities said Monday, an outbreak that could be linked to ready-to-eat salads.
An anti-abortion group in South Dakota sues to take an abortion rights initiative off the ballot

An anti-abortion group in South Dakota sues to take an abortion rights initiative off the ballot

An anti-abortion group in South Dakota has sued to block an abortion rights measure from the November ballot.
Heat warnings issued for New Brunswick as temperatures set to climb to 33 C

Heat warnings issued for New Brunswick as temperatures set to climb to 33 C

FREDERICTON — Environment Canada is forecasting a period of "very hot" and humid weather across most of New Brunswick this week, days ahead of summer's official arrival.
How to navigate the end of your pet's life

How to navigate the end of your pet's life

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Lisa Walling’s first house call of the day was with a particularly fluffy hospice patient — a 13-year-old Newfoundland named Rugby.
World's first weekly insulin injection coming to Canada in 2 weeks, manufacturer says

World's first weekly insulin injection coming to Canada in 2 weeks, manufacturer says

TORONTO — Many people with diabetes in Canada will soon be able to take insulin once a week instead of daily, drug manufacturer Novo Nordisk announced on Monday.
Lawmakers seek health care and retirement protections for Steward Health Care workers

Lawmakers seek health care and retirement protections for Steward Health Care workers

BOSTON (AP) — A group of Democratic members of Congress, led by Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, is seeking reassurances that workers at hospitals owned by Steward Health Care will have their health care and retirement benefits protected.