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Ontario invests $1.6 billion for new buildings at Toronto mental health hospital

Ontario invests $1.6 billion for new buildings at Toronto mental health hospital

TORONTO — Ontario is investing $1.6 billion for two new buildings at a mental health hospital in Toronto. The province says the money will go toward the design and construction of the buildings at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
South Korea has given doctors till tonight to end a strike, or face prosecution

South Korea has given doctors till tonight to end a strike, or face prosecution

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government made a last appeal to junior doctors to end a walkout , with hours left to go before the Thursday deadline on its threats to suspend medical licenses and prosecute the strikers.
Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that is being closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection in November. Dr.
Norway's King Harald, Europe's oldest monarch, in hospital in Malaysia after falling ill on vacation

Norway's King Harald, Europe's oldest monarch, in hospital in Malaysia after falling ill on vacation

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — King Harald V of Norway remained hospitalized with an infection on Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi on Wednesday as officials said that his condition was improving.

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