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Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Tight budget, health-care changes expected to dominate Alberta legislature sitting

Alberta politicians are set to return to the legislature this week for a spring sitting that is expected to see the first steps on sweeping structural reforms to a health-care system grappling to find and keep family doctors.
Nation's top health official to visit Alabama in wake of IVF ruling

Nation's top health official to visit Alabama in wake of IVF ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is sending the nation's top health official to Alabama on Tuesday for discussions with patients and doctors about the controversial court ruling that upended in vitro fertilization treatment in the state.
Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

TORONTO — A new report says patients across Canada see more primary health-care teams, access to their own electronic records and faster licensing of foreign-trained physicians as key ways to solve the country's family doctorshortagecrisis.
Indigenous leader in Nova Scotia accusing radiologists of conducting secret tests

Indigenous leader in Nova Scotia accusing radiologists of conducting secret tests

HALIFAX — The chief of a First Nation in Nova Scotia has filed a lawsuit against two Halifax radiologists alleging they conducted medical tests on her and other members of the Pictou Landing First Nation without their consent.

A New York City medical school goes tuition-free thanks to a $1 billion gift

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City medical school will be tuition-free for all students from now on thanks to a $1 billion donation from a former professor, the widow of a Wall Street investor.
Seoul gives young doctors 4 days to end walkouts, threatening suspended licenses and prosecutions

Seoul gives young doctors 4 days to end walkouts, threatening suspended licenses and prosecutions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Junior doctors in South Korea have four days to end their walkouts or they will have their medical licenses suspended and face prosecution, the government said Monday.
Facing backlash over IVF ruling, Alabama lawmakers look for a fix

Facing backlash over IVF ruling, Alabama lawmakers look for a fix

MONTGOMERY, Ala.
'Superhighways': Study says rural ground wells increase risk of higher radon levels

'Superhighways': Study says rural ground wells increase risk of higher radon levels

OKOTOKS, Alta. — Henk de Haan says that for five years he was blissfully unaware of the invisible danger as his children slept in the basement of their acreage home southwest of Calgary.
Freeland pledges pharmacare deal won't jeopardize federal finances

Freeland pledges pharmacare deal won't jeopardize federal finances

WARSAW, Poland — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says pharmacare will not jeopardize Canada's fiscal standing as the federal government intends to abide by the spending rules it pledged in the fall.
Ahead of South Carolina primary, Trump says he strongly supports IVF after Alabama court ruling

Ahead of South Carolina primary, Trump says he strongly supports IVF after Alabama court ruling

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump said he would “strongly support the availability of IVF" and called on lawmakers in Alabama to preserve access to the treatment that has become a new flashpoint in the 2024 presidential election.
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