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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.
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.
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.
Pope Francis cancels a meeting with Rome deacons because of mild flu, the Vatican says

Pope Francis cancels a meeting with Rome deacons because of mild flu, the Vatican says

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has canceled an audience scheduled for Saturday as a precaution after coming down with mild flu, the Vatican press office said in a short statement, without adding further details.
Alabama IVF ruling puts spotlight on state plans for tax breaks and child support for fetuses

Alabama IVF ruling puts spotlight on state plans for tax breaks and child support for fetuses

TOPEKA, Kan.
West Virginia lawmakers push to remove a suicide risk exemption from gender-affirming care bill

West Virginia lawmakers push to remove a suicide risk exemption from gender-affirming care bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers in West Virginia want to ban transgender youth at risk for self-harm or suicide from accessing medical interventions such as hormone therapy.
Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — Former talk show host Wendy Williams is thanking well-wishers for their response to the revelation she has been diagnosed with dementia and ahead of the airing of Lifetime documentary about her struggles.