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Two more bird flu cases reported in Colorado, but elsewhere a study finds no asymptomatic infections

Two more bird flu cases reported in Colorado, but elsewhere a study finds no asymptomatic infections

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday announced two more bird flu cases among farmworkers, but they also said a new study in Michigan suggested the virus is not causing silent infections in people.
Global tech outage reaches Atlantic Canada, affects Newfoundland health-care services

Global tech outage reaches Atlantic Canada, affects Newfoundland health-care services

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A global technology disruption spread to parts of Atlantic Canada Friday morning, affecting the government of Newfoundland and Labrador's online services and health-care information systems.
B.C. promises expanded gynecological cancer care, new programs in Surrey, Kelowna

B.C. promises expanded gynecological cancer care, new programs in Surrey, Kelowna

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is bringing in new programs to address the growing demand for gynecological cancer surgical care in Kelowna and Surrey.
B.C. brings in more restrictions to limit spread of chronic wasting in deer, elk

B.C. brings in more restrictions to limit spread of chronic wasting in deer, elk

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is taking further steps to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer, moose and caribou, including removing urban deer from Cranbrook and Kimberley.
South Dakota anti-abortion group appeals ruling that dismissed its lawsuit over ballot initiative

South Dakota anti-abortion group appeals ruling that dismissed its lawsuit over ballot initiative

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An anti-abortion group in South Dakota has appealed to the state's Supreme Court after a judge dismissed its lawsuit to take an abortion rights initiative off the November ballot.
Political divisions stall proposed gun policies in Pennsylvania, where assassin took aim at Trump

Political divisions stall proposed gun policies in Pennsylvania, where assassin took aim at Trump

Months before an armed man took aim at Donald Trump at a presidential campaign rally in rural Pennsylvania, some state lawmakers had proposed to outlaw the type of rifle used in the assassination attempt.
N.S., federal government offering rent subsidies to people escaping domestic violence

N.S., federal government offering rent subsidies to people escaping domestic violence

HALIFAX — The Canadian and Nova Scotia governments are teaming up to offer rent subsidies for survivors of gender-based violence. Nova Scotia will invest $11.
Alabama birthing units are closing to save money and get funding. Some say babies are at risk

Alabama birthing units are closing to save money and get funding. Some say babies are at risk

GROVE HILL, Ala.
B.C. Conservatives pitch health-care changes, more private clinics

B.C. Conservatives pitch health-care changes, more private clinics

VANCOUVER — The leader of the Conservative Party of British Columbia says as premier his government would pay to send people outside the province for health care and expand private clinics in an effort to fix a system "in crisis.
Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One of two men accused of conspiring to kill police at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., says he was worried about government overreach, food shortages and the COVID-19 vaccine.