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Owners of St. Louis nursing home that closed abruptly face federal fine of more than $55,000

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal regulators have issued a $55,000 fine after St. Louis’ largest nursing home closed without warning, although experts said the amount collected will likely be smaller. The U.S.
Less invasive hysterectomy an option for some cervical cancer patients, study says

Less invasive hysterectomy an option for some cervical cancer patients, study says

Some women with early-stage cervical cancer can be safely treated with a less invasive hysterectomy that has fewer complications, a new Canadian study says.
Missouri lawmakers try again to block Medicaid money from going to Planned Parenthood

Missouri lawmakers try again to block Medicaid money from going to Planned Parenthood

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.
Patients urge Alabama lawmakers to restore IVF services in the state

Patients urge Alabama lawmakers to restore IVF services in the state

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — LeeLee Ray went through eight miscarriages, one ectopic pregnancy and multiple surgeries before turning to surrogacy in her hopes of having a child.
Quebec's organ donor wait list decreasing, but the province can do better

Quebec's organ donor wait list decreasing, but the province can do better

MONTREAL — New data shows the list of people waiting for an organ donation in Quebec has decreased, thanks to a 17 per cent increase in the number of people who received a transplant and a record number of donors in 2023. As of Dec.
Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments

Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would protect access to in vitro fertilization, objecting to a vote on the issue Wednesday even after widespread backlash to a recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that threaten
Medicaid expansion proposal advances through Republican-led Mississippi House, will go to Senate

Medicaid expansion proposal advances through Republican-led Mississippi House, will go to Senate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican-led House passed a bill Wednesday that would expand Medicaid benefits to hundreds of thousands more residents in one of the poorest states in the U.S.
Quebec launches helpline, looks for other ways to stop politicians from quitting

Quebec launches helpline, looks for other ways to stop politicians from quitting

RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, Que. — The Quebec government says it is not ruling out punitive measures for people who harass elected officials, as the province strives to stop an exodus of politicians from municipal jobs.
Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

NEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
West Virginia House OKs bill doctors say would eliminate care for most at-risk transgender youth

West Virginia House OKs bill doctors say would eliminate care for most at-risk transgender youth

CHARLESTON, W.Va.