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B.C. offers doctors new pay model, including $135,000 raise, to target health crisis

B.C. offers doctors new pay model, including $135,000 raise, to target health crisis

VANCOUVER — Family doctors in British Columbia have been offered a significant raise under the province's new compensation model as part of a plan to address the crisis in the health-care system.
Eichel leads the way in NHL for disk replacement surgeries

Eichel leads the way in NHL for disk replacement surgeries

Jack Eichel argued and argued with his former team, and even with the league, for the right to undergo neck surgery that had never before been performed on an NHL player.
CDC director tests positive for COVID again

CDC director tests positive for COVID again

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tested positive again for COVID-19. Dr. Rochelle Walensky had mild symptoms Sunday and is isolating at her home in Massachusetts, the CDC said Monday.

UK orders all England's poultry kept in to fight bird flu

LONDON (AP) — British authorities said Monday that all poultry and other captive birds in England must be kept indoors from next week after bird flu was detected in dozens of farms across the country, as well as in wild birds. The U.K.

Ontario hospital temporarily closes emergency room due to COVID-19

SIMCOE, Ont. — An Ontario hospital is temporarily closing its emergency room due to COVID-19 illnesses. Norfolk General Hospital says its emergency department will reopen Monday at 7 p.m.
Workers walk out of iPhone factory, highlighting virus woes

Workers walk out of iPhone factory, highlighting virus woes

BEIJING (AP) — Workers who assemble Apple Inc.
Workers leave iPhone factory in Zhengzhou amid COVID curbs

Workers leave iPhone factory in Zhengzhou amid COVID curbs

HONG KONG (AP) — Workers who assemble Apple Inc.’s new iPhone have walked out of their factory in northern China to avoid COVID-19 curbs after some coworkers were quarantined following a virus outbreak.
Nuclear memories: Russia, war and childhood fears rekindled

Nuclear memories: Russia, war and childhood fears rekindled

Those of us of a certain age remember the threat. The 1960s were a time of domestic turmoil, yes. But they came, too, with a darker, existential menace: atomic bombs, ICBMs, thermonuclear war, annihilation.
Climate Changed: Canada's health system isn't ready for new reality, say doctors

Climate Changed: Canada's health system isn't ready for new reality, say doctors

Montreal family doctor Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers sees climate change as an all-encompassing "risk amplifier.

Women's clinic in South Sudan a casualty of distracted world

MINGKAMAN, South Sudan (AP) — In a country where the maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the world, a small clinic dedicated to reproductive health care for more than 200,000 people is about to be shut down.
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