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Manitoba First Nation says members lack health care due to nursing shortage

Manitoba First Nation says members lack health care due to nursing shortage

WINNIPEG — Members of a northern First Nation looking to get prescriptions refilled, blood work done or access to other basic health-care services are often being turned away because of a nursing shortage in the community.
Man dead, baby and woman hurt after suspected impaired driver hit pedestrians: police

Man dead, baby and woman hurt after suspected impaired driver hit pedestrians: police

BOWMANVILLE, ONT. — Durham Region police say a 22-year-old man has been charged with impaired driving after a collision that killed a pedestrian and left two others, including an infant, with injuries.
More money could result in fewer trips to ER, study suggests

More money could result in fewer trips to ER, study suggests

Giving cash to poor people could result in fewer emergency department visits, a new study suggests.
Too many pills? How to talk to your doctor about reviewing what’s needed

Too many pills? How to talk to your doctor about reviewing what’s needed

Swallowing a handful of pills is a daily ritual for many people, from young adults coping with anxiety to older adults managing chronic conditions . Overall, 13% of people in the U.S. take five or more prescription drugs.
Heat-related Texas deaths climb after Beryl left millions without power for days or longer

Heat-related Texas deaths climb after Beryl left millions without power for days or longer

SPRING, Texas (AP) — As the temperature soared in the Houston-area home Janet Jarrett shared with her sister after losing electricity in Hurricane Beryl , she did everything she could to keep her 64-year-old sibling cool.
Baby Gourmet Foods recalls organic baby cereal over possible bacteria contamination

Baby Gourmet Foods recalls organic baby cereal over possible bacteria contamination

CALGARY — A brand of baby cereal is being pulled from all in-store and online retailers in Canada due to possible Cronobacter contamination.
Pig transplant research yields a surprise: Bacon safe for some people allergic to red meat

Pig transplant research yields a surprise: Bacon safe for some people allergic to red meat

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Some people who develop a weird and terrifying allergy to red meat after a bite from a lone star tick can still eat pork from a surprising source: Genetically modified pigs created for organ transplant research.
Meet some of the world's cleanest pigs, raised to grow kidneys and hearts for humans

Meet some of the world's cleanest pigs, raised to grow kidneys and hearts for humans

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Wide-eyed piglets rushing to check out the visitors to their unusual barn just might represent the future of organ transplantation – and there’s no rolling around in the mud here.
Restaurant critic's departure reveals potential hazards of the job

Restaurant critic's departure reveals potential hazards of the job

Restaurant critics appear to have the best job in journalism, enjoying meals a few nights a week on someone else’s dime. But New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells had painted a more complicated picture.
Trump campaign releases letter on his injury, treatment after last week's assassination attempt

Trump campaign releases letter on his injury, treatment after last week's assassination attempt

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign released an update on the former president's health Saturday, one week after he survived an attempted assassination at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. The memo, from Texas Rep.
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