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Israeli doctors reveal Netanyahu's chronic heart problem only after implanting pacemaker

Israeli doctors reveal Netanyahu's chronic heart problem only after implanting pacemaker

JERUSALEM (AP) — After undergoing emergency surgery to implant a pacemaker, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 73, made a video appearance from a hospital near Tel Aviv.
Fukushima residents worry nuclear plant's wastewater release in a few weeks will be another setback

Fukushima residents worry nuclear plant's wastewater release in a few weeks will be another setback

IWAKI, Japan (AP) — Beach season has started across Japan, which means seafood for holiday makers and good times for business owners. But in Fukushima, that may end soon.

A maternity ward in Oregon is the scene of fatal gunfire

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gunfire erupted in a maternity unit of an Oregon hospital over the weekend, fatally wounding an unarmed security guard and leading to renewed calls Monday to protect health care workers from increasing violence.
Manitoba hires firm to recruit family physicians to the province

Manitoba hires firm to recruit family physicians to the province

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has hired a firm to recruit family doctors in a move to address physician shortages in the province.
Journal series calls for inquiry into Canada's COVID-19 response, highlighting shortfalls

Journal series calls for inquiry into Canada's COVID-19 response, highlighting shortfalls

A new series published in the BMJ medical journal is calling for an independent inquiry into Canada's COVID-19 response.
Mental health minister puts $156M toward launch of 988 crisis hotline in November

Mental health minister puts $156M toward launch of 988 crisis hotline in November

OTTAWA — The government is putting $156 million over three years toward a new three-digit suicide-prevention hotline, Mental Health Minister Carolyn Bennett announced Monday. Starting on Nov.
Judge says he plans to sentence gynecologist who sexually abused patients to 20 years in prison

Judge says he plans to sentence gynecologist who sexually abused patients to 20 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge said Monday he plans to sentence a former gynecologist to 20 years in prison for the sexual abuse of dozens of patients for over two decades at prestigious New York hospitals. Judge Richard M.

3rd man arrested in firebombing of Planned Parenthood in Southern California last year

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A third man has been arrested on federal charges related to the firebombing of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Southern California last year, authorities said Monday.
Alberta government checking medical clinic offering faster physician access for a fee

Alberta government checking medical clinic offering faster physician access for a fee

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it is checking into a Calgary clinic that is promising fast-track access to a family doctor along with other perks to patients who pay up to $4,800 a year.
Ontario rolls out programs to boost health staffing

Ontario rolls out programs to boost health staffing

KITCHENER, Ont. — Ontario Health Minister Sylvia Jones says the province is starting three programs aimed at bolstering staffing in the health-care sector.