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1 lawmaker stops South Carolina health care consolidation bill that had overwhelming support

1 lawmaker stops South Carolina health care consolidation bill that had overwhelming support

COLUMBIA, S.C.
Sun Life reports first-quarter net income of $875 million

Sun Life reports first-quarter net income of $875 million

TORONTO — Sun Life Financial Inc. says it had a net income of $875 million in its first quarter, a two per cent decline from last year. The insurer says profits were affected by its U.S.
Colorado-based abortion fund sees rising demand. Many are from Texas, where procedure is restricted

Colorado-based abortion fund sees rising demand. Many are from Texas, where procedure is restricted

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado abortion fund said Thursday it’s helped hundreds access abortion in the first months of 2024, many arriving from Texas where abortion is restricted, showing a steady increase in need each year since Roe v.
Ontario family receives massive hospital bill as part of LTC law, refuses to pay

Ontario family receives massive hospital bill as part of LTC law, refuses to pay

A southwestern Ontario woman has received an $8,400 bill from a hospital in Windsor, Ont., after she refused to put her mother in a nursing home she hated – and she says she has no intention of paying it.
Here's what to know if you are traveling abroad with your dog

Here's what to know if you are traveling abroad with your dog

If you are bringing a dog into the U.S. — whether if you are returning from a trip overseas with Rover, visiting the U.S., or adopting a dog from abroad — you have to follow a set of new rules designed to help prevent the spread of rabies.
Whooping cough outbreak declared in eastern Newfoundland

Whooping cough outbreak declared in eastern Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Health officials say there is an outbreak of whooping cough in eastern Newfoundland. The province's health authority says 42 cases have been reported in the region since February, mostly affecting children.
Breast cancer screening should start at age 40, Canadian Cancer Society says

Breast cancer screening should start at age 40, Canadian Cancer Society says

All provinces and territories should lower the starting age for breast cancer screening to 40, the Canadian Cancer Society said Thursday.
Judge finds Beach Boys' Brian Wilson needs conservatorship because of mental decline

Judge finds Beach Boys' Brian Wilson needs conservatorship because of mental decline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge found Thursday that Beach Boys founder and music luminary Brian Wilson should be in a court conservatorship to manage his personal and medical decisions because of what his doctor calls a “major neurocognitive disorder.
New Brunswick says bill to force people into drug care shelved until after election

New Brunswick says bill to force people into drug care shelved until after election

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative government says a bill to force treatment for drug users that was to be introduced this spring has now been shelved until after the fall election.
AstraZeneca pulls its COVID-19 vaccine from the European market

AstraZeneca pulls its COVID-19 vaccine from the European market

LONDON (AP) — The pharma giant AstraZeneca has requested that the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine be pulled, according to the EU medicines regulator.