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Kenyan hospital lays off 100 striking doctors as nationwide strike nears a month

Kenyan hospital lays off 100 striking doctors as nationwide strike nears a month

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A public hospital in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has laid off 100 doctors who are taking part in a nationwide strike that has been ongoing for almost a month, its management said Tuesday.
Arizona can enforce an 1864 law criminalizing nearly all abortions, court says

Arizona can enforce an 1864 law criminalizing nearly all abortions, court says

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona will soon join 14 other states that have banned abortion at all stages of pregnancy after a state Supreme Court ruling Tuesday found that officials may enforce an 1864 law criminalizing all abortions except when a woman's life
Democrats pounce on Arizona abortion ruling and say it could help them in November's election

Democrats pounce on Arizona abortion ruling and say it could help them in November's election

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats pounced Tuesday on an Arizona Supreme Court ruling that permits enforcement of an 1864 law effectively banning abortion in the state, blaming former President Donald Trump and Republicans and pressing for political advantage
Company that made millions of defective sleep apnea machines ordered to overhaul manufacturing

Company that made millions of defective sleep apnea machines ordered to overhaul manufacturing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The company responsible for a global recall of sleep apnea machines will be barred from resuming production at U.S.
New Brunswick patient found slumped in chair after waiting seven hours, inquest told

New Brunswick patient found slumped in chair after waiting seven hours, inquest told

FREDERICTON — A patient who showed up pale and short of breath at a Fredericton emergency department in 2022 was left to sit in the waiting room for nearly seven hours before he was found dead, slumped in his wheelchair, a coroner's inquest heard Tue
Medical care and supplies are scarce as gang violence chokes Haiti's capital

Medical care and supplies are scarce as gang violence chokes Haiti's capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Fresh gunfire erupted Tuesday in downtown Port-au-Prince, forcing aid workers to halt urgently needed care for thousands of Haitians.
Norfolk Southern agrees to $600M settlement in fiery Ohio derailment. Locals fear it’s not enough

Norfolk Southern agrees to $600M settlement in fiery Ohio derailment. Locals fear it’s not enough

Norfolk Southern has agreed to pay $600 million in a class-action lawsuit settlement for a fiery February 2023 train derailment in Ohio, but residents worry the money not only won’t go far enough to cover future health needs that could be tremendous

Dental associations are 'negotiating' ahead of federal dental plan rollout: minister

OTTAWA — Canada's dental associations, which say some of their members are reluctant to participate in the national dental care plan, are in fact just negotiating with Ottawa over the program, says federal Health Minister Mark Holland.

NFL and its players' union approve 8 new position-specific helmets for quarterbacks and linemen

Eight new position-specific helmets for quarterbacks and linemen have been approved by the NFL and the NFL Players Association.
New WIC rules include more money for fruits and veggies. They also expand food choices

New WIC rules include more money for fruits and veggies. They also expand food choices

The federal program that helps pay for groceries for millions of low-income mothers, babies and young kids will soon emphasize more fruits, vegetables and whole grains , as well as provide a wider choice of foods from different cultures.