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Biden has his annual physical exam. The results will be closely watched amid his reelection bid

Biden has his annual physical exam. The results will be closely watched amid his reelection bid

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden spent about 2 1/2 hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Wednesday for an annual physical that will be closely watched as the 81-year-old president seeks reelection .
Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, advisers say

Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, advisers say

NEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, an influential government advisory panel said Wednesday.
States offer services for disabled kids, then make their families wait 10 years for them

States offer services for disabled kids, then make their families wait 10 years for them

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — When Lilly Miller was in elementary school, teachers told her parents they needed to immediately sign up their youngest daughter, who has Down syndrome, for a wait list so the state would pay for a day program when she grew up.

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) — Hannah Miles on Wednesday picked up a sign outside the Alabama Statehouse that reflected what she was feeling: "I Just Want To Be a Mom.
Will B.C. learn lessons from other provinces before funding IVF?

Will B.C. learn lessons from other provinces before funding IVF?

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is joining seven provinces in paying for some of the cost of in vitro fertilization but scant details and long-standing inequities have raised questions about how the plan could benefit patients.
Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

Poll says more Canadian parents are against childhood vaccinations, worrying others

A new Angus Reid poll suggests the number of parents opposed to vaccinating their children has grown over the last five yearsin Canada.
Quebec launches new helpline for politicians after hundreds quit office since 2021

Quebec launches new helpline for politicians after hundreds quit office since 2021

MONTREAL — Quebec is committing $2 million to connect politicians and their families with psychological aid after a wave of resignations and leaves of absence among elected municipal officials.
Europe's oldest monarch remains hospitalized on a Malaysian island after falling ill on vacation

Europe's oldest monarch remains hospitalized on a Malaysian island 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.
N.S. to spend $7 million on diabetes care, to start funding glucose monitoring

N.S. to spend $7 million on diabetes care, to start funding glucose monitoring

HALIFAX — Nova Scotians with diabetes will now have access to government funding for glucose monitoring and greater access to the province's insulin pump program. Premier Tim Houston says the government is investing $7.