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Clorox recalls several Pine-Sol scented cleaners over bacteria concerns

Clorox has recalled several Pine-Sol cleaning products over concerns about bacterial contamination. The recall applies to Pine-Sol's multi-surface cleaner in the scents "lavender clean," "lemon fresh" and "mandarin sunrise.

Finland reforms abortion law to replace outdated legislation

HELSINKI (AP) — Lawmakers have approved a legislative reform that will ease the process of getting an abortion in Finland, which currently has the Nordic region’s strictest abortion law, dating back to 1970 and seen by many citizens as outdated.
Afraid of needles? China using inhalable COVID-19 vaccine

Afraid of needles? China using inhalable COVID-19 vaccine

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese city of Shanghai started administering an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday in what appears to be a world first.
Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows

Ebola infects 6 schoolkids in Uganda as contagion fear grows

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Six schoolchildren in Uganda’s capital have tested positive for Ebola, the health minister said Wednesday, marking a serious escalation of the outbreak declared just over a month ago.
Lengthy pandemic closure ends for B.C. park straddling Washington state border

Lengthy pandemic closure ends for B.C. park straddling Washington state border

VANCOUVER — One of British Columbia's last remaining COVID-19 closures has finally been lifted. Peace Arch Provincial Park, the nine-hectare park that straddles the B.C.
Germany unveils cannabis liberalization plan, with caveats

Germany unveils cannabis liberalization plan, with caveats

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister unveiled a plan Wednesday to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams (about 1 ounce) of cannabis and to allow the sale of the substance to adults for recreational purposes in a controlled market.
Appeal filed against Alberta Review Board ruling that Matthew de Grood still a risk

Appeal filed against Alberta Review Board ruling that Matthew de Grood still a risk

EDMONTON — A lawyer for a mentally ill man who fatally stabbed five young people at a Calgary house party is appealing a determination that he remains "a significant risk to public safety" and wants him released from custody.
B.C. woman grateful for breast milk donations wants to give back

B.C. woman grateful for breast milk donations wants to give back

VANCOUVER — A smooth pregnancy had Cindy Li dreaming of motherhood. But when she suddenly started bleeding at 32 weeks, her baby boy arrived early and needed breast milk that she couldn't produce.
'Line of defence': Climate change having broad effects on health-care systems: Lancet

'Line of defence': Climate change having broad effects on health-care systems: Lancet

When you have to shut down a hospital operating room because there's so much wildfire smoke your instruments can't be kept sterile, you know climate change is affecting health care. "That actually happened in my OR," said Dr.
Soldier facing more charges after speaking out against military's vaccine requirement

Soldier facing more charges after speaking out against military's vaccine requirement

OTTAWA — A Canadian soldier who has publicly spoken out against the forced removal of hundreds of unvaccinated Armed Forces members is facing more charges.
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