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Ukrainian experts turn to Israel for mental trauma training

Ukrainian experts turn to Israel for mental trauma training

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ukrainian therapist Svitlana Kutsenko thought she was making progress with her patients — army veterans recovering from mental trauma suffered during fighting with Russia in 2014. Then, war erupted again.
WHO again considers declaring monkeypox a global emergency

WHO again considers declaring monkeypox a global emergency

LONDON (AP) — As the World Health Organization's emergency committee convened Thursday to consider for the second time within weeks whether to declare monkeypox a global crisis, some scientists said the striking differences between the outbreaks in A
More doctors across Canada should prescribe safer drugs to reduce overdoses: minister

More doctors across Canada should prescribe safer drugs to reduce overdoses: minister

VANCOUVER — Canada's minister of mental health and addictions says more doctors across the country should be willing to prescribe a safer supply of drugs to reduce overdoses instead of fearing they will face barriers from their regulatory colleges.
North Dakota's lawyers say July 28 abortion ban should stick

North Dakota's lawyers say July 28 abortion ban should stick

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Appeals court allows Georgia abortion law to take effect

Appeals court allows Georgia abortion law to take effect

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court overturned a lower court ruling and allowed Georgia’s restrictive 2019 abortion law to take effect immediately Wednesday. The decision was expected after the U.S.
Questions raised about value of random COVID-19 tests for travellers

Questions raised about value of random COVID-19 tests for travellers

OTTAWA — Infectious disease experts are at odds over how valuable it is to randomly test travellers arriving in Canada for COVID-19, as the federal government relaunched its mandatory testing program.
Emergency alerts for extreme heat could save lives, experts say

Emergency alerts for extreme heat could save lives, experts say

Experts say sending emergency alerts during extreme heat events could save lives, but a multi-faceted approach to warning the public is needed in order to reach the most vulnerable residents and help them take action.
Indiana Republicans propose banning abortion with exceptions

Indiana Republicans propose banning abortion with exceptions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of Indiana’s Republican-dominated Senate on Wednesday proposed banning abortion with limited exceptions — a move that comes amid a political firestorm over a 10-year-old rape victim who came to the state from neighboring O
Saskatchewan to begin vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19

Saskatchewan to begin vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19

REGINA — Saskatchewan says it will be offering COVID-19 vaccines for children under five starting Friday.
Nova Scotia reduces multiple-letter requirement for gender-affirming care

Nova Scotia reduces multiple-letter requirement for gender-affirming care

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's elimination of the requirement for multiple medical specialist letters to access gender-affirming surgery is a “big win” for improving transgender health care, the executive director of the Halifax Sexual Health Centre said We
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