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US health officials advise using antibiotic as a ‘morning-after pill’ against STDs

US health officials advise using antibiotic as a ‘morning-after pill’ against STDs

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people should consider taking an antibiotic as a morning-after pill to try to prevent certain sexually transmitted diseases, U.S. health officials recommended Tuesday.
In cities across the US, Black and Latino neighborhoods have less access to pharmacies

In cities across the US, Black and Latino neighborhoods have less access to pharmacies

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Parts of the north side of Montgomery are defined by what it has lost: restaurants, grocery stores and a convenient pharmacy, the latter of which closed five years ago .
How to spot a toxic workplace before accepting a job offer

How to spot a toxic workplace before accepting a job offer

The excitement of starting a new job can quickly subside once signs emerge that the workplace culture is toxic. Sara McCullough recalls the excitement and anticipation she felt about a job she was looking forward to starting.
Louisiana lawmakers approve surgical castration option for those guilty of sex crimes against kids

Louisiana lawmakers approve surgical castration option for those guilty of sex crimes against kids

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana judges could order surgical castration for people convicted of sex crimes against young children under legislation approved Monday, and if Republican Gov.
With its top editor abruptly gone, The Washington Post grapples with a hastily announced restructure

With its top editor abruptly gone, The Washington Post grapples with a hastily announced restructure

NEW YORK (AP) — The struggling Washington Post found itself in some turmoil on Monday following the abrupt departure of the newspaper's executive editor and a hastily announced restructuring plan aimed at stopping an exodus of readers over the past f

3rd try at approving recreational marijuana in South Dakota makes the ballot

South Dakota voters will decide again whether to legalize recreational marijuana, an issue with a frustrating history for backers of the ballot initiative in the conservative state.
Poppi faces lawsuit from consumer who questions its gut health claims

Poppi faces lawsuit from consumer who questions its gut health claims

Popular soda brand Poppi is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by a consumer who says its products don’t improve gut health as much as their marketing suggests. In a lawsuit filed last week in U.S.
'Loneliness will kill': N.L. long-term care homes struggled with COVID restrictions

'Loneliness will kill': N.L. long-term care homes struggled with COVID restrictions

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

Ontario seeks more private MRI, CT clinics for public scans

TORONTO — Ontario is looking to nearly double the number of publicly funded MRIs and CT scans offered through private clinics.

IRS sues Ohio doctor whose views on COVID-19 vaccinations drew complaints

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio doctor who drew national attention when she claimed COVID-19 vaccines made people magnetic is being sued by the federal government over claims she hasn't paid nearly $650,000 in federal taxes and late fees.