Skip to content

Health News

Ice cream truck operator says inflation is chilling business, despite summer swelter

Ice cream truck operator says inflation is chilling business, despite summer swelter

VANCOUVER — It's been a scorching summer across much of Canada, but that is cold comfort for ice cream truck operators like Meedo Falou, who says inflation and high fuel costs are melting away his profits.
U.S. lawmakers making one last push to reform cannabis laws before November midterms

U.S. lawmakers making one last push to reform cannabis laws before November midterms

WASHINGTON — The surprise climate spending bill isn't the only piece of marquee legislation in the U.S. Senate that's getting a lot of Canadian attention. U.S.
Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

Biden names FEMA, CDC officials to head monkeypox response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak .
California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency

California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step. Gov.
Federal government announces $18M for HIV testing at Montreal AIDS conference

Federal government announces $18M for HIV testing at Montreal AIDS conference

MONTREAL — Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said Monday that the government will invest $17.9 million to increase access to HIV testing in remote communities and among hard-to-reach populations.
Judge's order further freezes Michigan abortion ban

Judge's order further freezes Michigan abortion ban

LANSING, Mich.
Toronto says person with monkeypox at homeless shelter moved to isolation centre

Toronto says person with monkeypox at homeless shelter moved to isolation centre

TORONTO — A Toronto public health unit is investigating whether there could be more monkeypox infections in a homeless shelter after confirming that a person with the virus recently visited the facility.
Indiana House GOP facing debate on abortion ban exceptions

Indiana House GOP facing debate on abortion ban exceptions

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans who dominate Indiana’s Legislature remain divided over how tight they should make a proposed ban on nearly all abortions as debate on the bill shifted Monday to the state House following the Senate’s narrow weekend app

WVa cities, counties reach $400M settlement with drug firms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia cities and counties reached a $400 million tentative settlement with three major U.S. drug distributors, lawyers announced Monday.
Some Quebec health workers sick with COVID-19 being asked back to work, union says

Some Quebec health workers sick with COVID-19 being asked back to work, union says

MONTREAL — Some Quebec health workers have been asked to report to work in recent days while suffering from serious symptoms of COVID-19, including nausea, vomiting, headaches and serious fatigue, the head of a major Quebec nurses union said Monday.