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In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New pants to replace Alex Morisey’s tattered khakis will have to wait. There’s no cash left for sugar-free cookies either. Even at the month’s start, the budget is so bare that Fixodent is a luxury.
In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

In nursing homes, impoverished live final days on pennies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New pants to replace Alex Morisey’s tattered khakis will have to wait. There’s no cash left for sugar-free cookies either. Even at the month’s start, the budget is so bare that Fixodent is a luxury.
Researchers get $100K each in sectors from sleep to sexual reproduction in nature

Researchers get $100K each in sectors from sleep to sexual reproduction in nature

Leading researchers in a range of sectors including sleep, power electronics and the development of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine are among the five Canadians awarded $100,000 each for their innovative accomplishments.
Meth-related ER visits on the rise in Ontario, following western Canada trend: study

Meth-related ER visits on the rise in Ontario, following western Canada trend: study

Amphetamine-related visits to Ontario emergency departments have skyrocketed over the last two decades, a recent study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry says.
Not magic: Opaque AI tool may flag parents with disabilities

Not magic: Opaque AI tool may flag parents with disabilities

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the two weeks that the Hackneys’ baby girl lay in a Pittsburgh hospital bed weak from dehydration, her parents rarely left her side, sometimes sleeping on the fold-out sofa in the room.
Arkansas lawmakers OK anti-abortion monument at Capitol

Arkansas lawmakers OK anti-abortion monument at Capitol

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A monument marking the number of abortions performed in Arkansas before Roe v. Wade was struck down would be built near the state Capitol under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday.
Abortion pill access case: Judge wants 'less advertisement'

Abortion pill access case: Judge wants 'less advertisement'

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a high-stakes case that could threaten access to medication abortion across the nation asked lawyers for the “courtesy” of not publicizing upcoming arguments, according to a court record released Tues
Planned Manitoba rules are a barrier to safe drug consumption sites, critics charge

Planned Manitoba rules are a barrier to safe drug consumption sites, critics charge

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has decided to stop fighting the idea of supervised drug consumption sites and instead set up a new licensing system that would require the sites and other treatment centres to follow guidelines or face fines.
Polish activist convicted for helping obtain abortion pills

Polish activist convicted for helping obtain abortion pills

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Warsaw court on Tuesday convicted a women's rights activist for helping a victim of domestic violence access abortion pills in Poland, and sentenced her to eight months of community service.
Transportation Safety Board urges better medical screening guidelines for pilots

Transportation Safety Board urges better medical screening guidelines for pilots

EDMONTON — The Transportation Safety Board is calling for better screening of heart-related conditions of Canadian pilots.