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Saturday May 28th, 2022 9:54AM
Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it
Residents in China's largest city of Shanghai have become bolder in demanding the lifting or easing of coronavirus restrictions that have left millions locked up in their compounds for almost two months
4:39AM ( 5 hours ago )
Medicare recipients to see premium cut — but not until 2023
Medicare recipients will get a premium reduction — but not until next year
6:35PM ( 15 hours ago )
On remote US territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe
Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court overturns a precedent that established a national right to abortion in the United States
3:07PM ( 18 hours ago )
New law puts NHL great Konstantinov's 24/7 care in jeopardy
Former Detroit Red Wings star Vladimir Konstantinov is in danger of losing the round-the-clock medical care he has had since he nearly died in a 1997 limousine crash while celebrating the team's championship
3:06PM ( 18 hours ago )
WHO: Nearly 200 cases of monkeypox in more than 20 countries
The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease, but described the epidemic as “containable” and proposed creating a stockpile to equitably share the limited vaccines and drugs available worldwide
11:50AM ( 22 hours ago )
Spanish LGBTQ groups wary of monkeypox stigma as Pride nears
With one of Europe’s largest gay pride celebrations right around the corner, Spain's LGBTQ community is worried that outbreaks of monkeypox on the continent could lead to an increase of homophobic sentiment based on misunderstandings of the disease
9:32AM ( 1 day ago )
Baby formula shortage highlights racial disparities
A massive safety recall and supply disruptions have swept many leading formula brands off store shelves
7:50AM ( 1 day ago )
President: 11 babies killed in fire at Senegalese hospital
Senegal's president says 11 newborns have died in a fire that broke out in the neonatal unit of a hospital
10:55PM ( 1 day ago )
Japan to resume tourism in June; only packaged tour for now
Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now
10:21PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Poll: High court approval drops after abortion opinion leak
A poll finds that public approval of the Supreme Court has fallen following the leak of a draft opinion that would overturn the Roe v
6:19AM ( 3 days ago )
UCLA to pay record of nearly $700M in doctor abuse lawsuits
The University of California system has agreed to pay $375 million to more than 300 women who said they were sexually abused by a longtime UCLA gynecologist
7:27PM ( 3 days ago )
US births rose last year but still less than before pandemic
U.S. births bumped up last year, but the number of babies born was still lower than before the coronavirus pandemic
9:00AM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
1.1 million Afghan children could face severe malnutrition
The United Nations says that in Afghanistan, 1.1 million children under the age of 5 will likely face the most severe form of malnutrition this year as increasing numbers of hungry, wasting-away children flow into hospital wards
10:04AM ( 2 days ago )
US safety, savings rules set stage for baby formula shortage
A massive recall is getting most of the blame for the U.S. baby formula shortage, but experts say the products have long been vulnerable to this type of crisis
8:49PM ( 3 days ago )
Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5
Pfizer says three small doses of its COVID-19 vaccine protect kids under 5
7:28PM ( 4 days ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Inflation triggers California minimum wage increase in 2023
California's minimum wage will increase to $15.50 per hour next year
9:33PM ( 2 weeks ago )
South African firm says it may close its COVID vaccine plant
The first factory to produce COVID-19 vaccines in Africa has announced that it has not received enough orders and is planning to stop production within a few weeks, in what a senior World Health Organization official described as a “failure” in efforts to achieve vaccine equity
9:44AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Aging pope urges elderly people to consider age a blessing
Pope Francis is urging elderly people to consider their advanced aging a blessing, not a condemnation as he himself struggles to cope with a bad knee that has made walking nearly impossible
6:47AM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Padres manager Bob Melvin to have prostate surgery
San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin says he’ll have prostate surgery and hopes he misses only part of a forthcoming road trip
10:13PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Netherlands coach Van Gaal says he has prostate cancer
Netherlands national soccer team coach Louis van Gaal says he is being treated for an aggressive form of prostate cancer but still plans to lead the team at the World Cup in Qatar in November
4:41AM ( 1 month ago )
Ex-athlete vows to maintain U. of Michigan sex abuse protest
Jon Vaughn’s small blue-and-white camper has been parked outside the home of the University of Michigan’s president since early October, and he says it isn't moving anytime soon
10:09AM ( 4 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Davos updates | Israeli president seeks economic partnership
Israeli President Isaac Herzog is calling on other nations to consider a “renewable Middle East” as a resource for sustainable food, water and energy solutions
11:08AM ( 2 days ago )