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Georgia senators send gender care restrictions to governor

Georgia senators send gender care restrictions to governor

ATLANTA (AP) — A bill banning most gender-affirming surgeries and hormone replacement therapies in Georgia for transgender people under 18 is headed to Gov. Brian Kemp's desk after senators gave it final passage on Tuesday.
Superbug fungus cases rose dramatically during pandemic

Superbug fungus cases rose dramatically during pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. cases of a dangerous fungus tripled over just three years, and more than half of states have now reported it, according to a new study.

Tanzanian officials confirm 5 dead from Marburg disease

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania’s health ministry on Tuesday confirmed that five people have died and three others are being treated for the Ebola-like Marburg disease.
Report calls for restricting marketing to kids in grocery stores, restaurants

Report calls for restricting marketing to kids in grocery stores, restaurants

A new report looks at the prevalence of marketing to children inside grocery stores and restaurants.
Missouri Senate endorses transgender health restrictions

Missouri Senate endorses transgender health restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.
B.C. pharmacist who faked his COVID-19 vaccinations suspended for 30 days

B.C. pharmacist who faked his COVID-19 vaccinations suspended for 30 days

The pharmacist has been disciplined for claiming to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and falsifying provincial health records to hide his unvaccinated status.
Paul Newman's camp for sick kids rises from the ashes

Paul Newman's camp for sick kids rises from the ashes

ASHFORD, Conn. (AP) — Amarey Brookshire was devastated when she heard about the fire at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously ill children — her camp.
Newfoundland and Labrador to spend $21.2 million on 10 family health teams

Newfoundland and Labrador to spend $21.2 million on 10 family health teams

Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier says the province will provide $21.2 million in its upcoming budget to fund 10 new family care teams. Andrew Furey says the collaborative teams will help increase access to primary care for up to 80,000 people.
New law puts Wyoming at forefront of abortion pill bans

New law puts Wyoming at forefront of abortion pill bans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has pushed to the front of state efforts to prohibit the most common type of abortion by instituting the nation’s first explicit ban on pills that terminate pregnancies.
Boris Johnson says 'partygate' untruths were honest mistake

Boris Johnson says 'partygate' untruths were honest mistake

LONDON (AP) — Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Tuesday that he misled Parliament about rule-breaking government parties during the coronavirus pandemic — but insisted he never intentionally lied.