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Climate change is an added barrier to youth physical activity, report says

Climate change is an added barrier to youth physical activity, report says

Heat waves and poor air quality from wildfires pose extra challenges tochildren and youth who need more exercise outside and less time staring at screens, a new report says.

A knife attack at a Chinese hospital kills 2 people and injures 21. The motive is unclear

BEIJING (AP) — A knife attack at a hospital in southwestern China on Tuesday killed two people and injured 21 others, authorities said. No motive was given for the attack at Zhenxiong County People’s Hospital in Yunnan province.
Singh tells Conservatives to back off as House prepares for first pharmacare vote

Singh tells Conservatives to back off as House prepares for first pharmacare vote

OTTAWA — The Liberals and the New Democrats full-throatedly pledged to stop the Conservatives from blocking their pharmacare legislation in the House of Commons on Monday — even though the two parties have more than enough votes to bypass the Opposit
For a Louisiana lawmaker, exempting incest and rape from the state's abortion ban is personal

For a Louisiana lawmaker, exempting incest and rape from the state's abortion ban is personal

For Louisiana Rep. Delisha Boyd, the uphill battle she faces to exempt pregnancies that are the result of rape and incest from Louisiana’s strict abortion ban is not just morally right — it’s also personal.
Georgia court candidate sues to block ethics rules so he can keep campaigning on abortion

Georgia court candidate sues to block ethics rules so he can keep campaigning on abortion

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Democratic congressman running for Georgia State Supreme Court filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming a state agency is unconstitutionally trying to block him from talking about abortion.
Medicare and Social Security go-broke dates are pushed back in a 'measure of good news'

Medicare and Social Security go-broke dates are pushed back in a 'measure of good news'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The go-broke dates for Medicare and Social Security have been pushed back as an improving economy has contributed to changed projected depletion dates, according to the annual Social Security and Medicare trustees report Monday.
New York sues anti-abortion groups for promoting false treatments to reverse medication abortions

New York sues anti-abortion groups for promoting false treatments to reverse medication abortions

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is suing an anti-abortion group and almost a dozen pregnancy counseling centers for promoting an unproven method to reverse medication abortions , Attorney General Letitia James announced Monday.
Minnesota lawmakers debate constitutional amendment to protect abortion and LGBTQ rights

Minnesota lawmakers debate constitutional amendment to protect abortion and LGBTQ rights

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers launched their debate Monday on far-reaching legislation to amend the constitution to protect abortion and LGBTQ rights.
Slain nurse's husband sues health care company, alleging it ignored employees' safety concerns

Slain nurse's husband sues health care company, alleging it ignored employees' safety concerns

The husband of a Connecticut visiting nurse who was killed during an appointment with a convicted rapist filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday, alleging her employer repeatedly ignored workers' safety concerns about treating dangerous patients.
Scientists, clinicians across Canada preparing for future pandemic threats

Scientists, clinicians across Canada preparing for future pandemic threats

Nearly $574 million will be doled out to researchers across the country for projects aimed at ramping up Canada's preparedness for future health emergencies, including the next pandemic, the federal government announced on Monday.