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Louisiana governor signs bill making two abortion drugs controlled dangerous substances

Louisiana governor signs bill making two abortion drugs controlled dangerous substances

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — First-of-its-kind legislation that classifies two abortion-inducing drugs as controlled and dangerous substances was signed into law Friday by Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry.
A woman took her dog to a shelter to be euthanized. A year later, the dog is up for adoption again.

A woman took her dog to a shelter to be euthanized. A year later, the dog is up for adoption again.

Exhausted and short on options after consulting two veterinary clinics, Kristie Pereira made the gut-wrenching decision last year to take her desperately ill puppy to a Maryland shelter to be euthanized.
Ford thanks Ottawa as minister cites 'deep concerns' over Toronto's decriminalization

Ford thanks Ottawa as minister cites 'deep concerns' over Toronto's decriminalization

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is thanking the federal government for rejecting Toronto's long-stalled pitch to decriminalize the possession of illegal drugs.
Efforts to draft a pandemic treaty falter as countries disagree on how to respond to next emergency

Efforts to draft a pandemic treaty falter as countries disagree on how to respond to next emergency

GENEVA (AP) — A global treaty to fight pandemics like COVID is going to have to wait: After more than two years of negotiations, rich and poor countries have failed — for now — to come up with a plan for how the world might respond to the next pandem
Kansas clinic temporarily halts abortions after leadership shakeup

Kansas clinic temporarily halts abortions after leadership shakeup

A Kansas women's health clinic that has often served as an epicenter of conflict over abortion rights has temporarily stopped offering the procedure, exasperating a strain on services in one of the few states in the region still allowing abortions.
Despite surging demand for long-term care, providers struggle to find workers

Despite surging demand for long-term care, providers struggle to find workers

The hardest part of Culix Wibonele’s first job in long-term care was not getting injured. Originally from Kenya, Wibonele worked as a certified nursing assistant in Atlanta in 2014.
NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says the mpox vaccine can be given at the same time as an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, reversing its previous recommendation to wait at least four weeks due to safety concerns.

Case dismissed against Maryland couple accused of patient privacy violations to help Russia

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal judge has tossed a case against a Maryland couple accused of divulging patients' medical records as part of a conspiracy to aid Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. U.S.

NewsNation completes transition to cable news outlet next week

NEW YORK (AP) — By filling out its weekend schedule next week, NewsNation will compete a transition to an all-news cable and satellite network that it began in 2020.
A British neonatal nurse convicted of killing 7 babies loses her bid to appeal

A British neonatal nurse convicted of killing 7 babies loses her bid to appeal

LONDON (AP) — A British neonatal nurse who was convicted of murdering seven babies and the attempted murder of six others has lost her bid to appeal.