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Monday November 28th, 2022 3:16AM
China affirms zero-COVID stance, eases rules after protests
Chinese authorities have eased anti-virus rules in scattered areas but affirmed their severe “zero-COVID” strategy after crowds demanded President Xi Jinping resign during protests against controls that confine millions of people to their homes
2:24AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Surgeons work by flashlight as Ukraine power grid battered
Devastating Russian strikes in Ukraine have cut off power to many hospitals
2:22AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Crowd angered by lockdowns calls for China's Xi to step down
Protesters angered by strict anti-virus measures have called for China’s powerful leader to resign
1:04PM ( 14 hours ago )
Crowds angered by lockdowns call for China's Xi to step down
Protesters pushed to the brink by China’s strict COVID measures in Shanghai have called for the removal of the country’s all-powerful leader and clashed with police
9:01AM ( 18 hours ago )
Protests of strict lockdown hit Shanghai, other China cities
Protests against China’s strict “zero-COVID” policies resurfaced in Shanghai and Beijing on Sunday afternoon, continuing a round of demonstrations that have spread across the country since a deady  apartment fire in the northwestern city of Urumqi
5:16AM ( 21 hours ago )
Protests over China's COVID controls spread across country
Protests against China’s anti-virus controls that have confined millions of people to their homes spread to Shanghai and other cities after complaints the death toll in a fire in China’s northwest might have been worsened by the restrictions
12:06AM ( 1 day ago )
More anti-COVID protests in China triggered by deadly fire
Protests against China’s restrictive COVID-19 measures appeared to roil in several cities Saturday night, in displays of public defiance fanned by anger over a deadly fire in the western Xinjiang region
9:27PM ( 1 day ago )
Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after lockdown protests
Authorities in China’s western Xinjiang region have opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city’s draconian “zero-COVID” lockdown that had lasted more than three months
10:33AM ( 1 day ago )
Beijing on edge as city adds new quarantine centers
Residents of some parts of China's capital are overwhelming delivery apps as the city government orders faster construction of quarantine centers and field hospitals
8:28AM ( 2 days ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Malta proposes bill to ease EU's strictest anti-abortion law
Malta’s government has introduced legislation to ease the European Union’s strictest anti-abortion law and allow the procedure in cases where the mother’s life or health is at risk
2:19PM ( 6 days ago )
Elizabeth Holmes gets more than 11 years for Theranos scam
Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for duping investors in the failed startup that promised to revolutionize blood testing but instead made her a symbol of Silicon Valley ambition that veered into deceit
8:58PM ( 1 week ago )
Opponents file lawsuit targeting medication abortions
Abortion opponents who helped challenge Roe v. Wade filed a lawsuit Friday that takes aim at medication abortions
6:40PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
'Viral jambalaya': Early flu adding to woes for US hospitals
A rapidly intensifying flu season is straining U.S. hospitals already overburdened with patients sick from other respiratory infections
3:26PM ( 1 week ago )
Indian Health Service steps up COVID, other vaccine push
The Indian Health Service says all tribal members covered by the federal agency will be offered a vaccine at every appointment, when appropriate
3:50PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Keeping kids safe online
TikToc's Mom Friend, Cathy Pedrayes shares tips on having that talk with your children about online safety. More and more technology is being put into the hands of our children and making sure they know how to use the internet safely is becoming increasingly important.
11:35AM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Sudan official: Deaths from southern tribal clashes at 220
A senior health official says two days of tribal fighting in Sudan’s south has killed at least 220 people, marking one the deadliest bouts of tribal violence in recent years
1:58PM ( 1 month ago )
Failing US nursing homes to face tougher federal penalties
The Biden administration says the worst-of-the-worst nursing homes will now face tougher penalties if conditions don’t improve at their facilities
5:32PM ( 1 month ago )
Orphan watched dad die, now awaits future in Ukraine shelter
A young Ukrainian boy with disabilities is now an orphan after his father was taken by cancer in the devastated eastern city of Izium
2:20AM ( 1 month ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Clinics offer free vasectomies, citing a surge in demand
Free vasectomies will be available next month at three Planned Parenthood clinics in Missouri amid a surge in demand for the procedure after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade
1:23PM ( 1 month ago )
Gen Z, millennials speak out on reluctance to become parents
Overwhelming student debt
4:44PM ( 2 months ago )
Monkeypox virus could become entrenched as new STD in the US
The spread of monkeypox in the U.S. could represent the dawn of a new sexually transmitted disease, though some health officials say the virus that causes pimple-like bumps might yet be contained before it gets firmly established
8:22PM ( 4 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
More anti-COVID protests in China triggered by deadly fire
Protests against China’s restrictive COVID-19 measures appeared to roil in several cities Saturday night, in displays of public defiance fanned by anger over a deadly fire in the western Xinjiang region
9:27PM ( 1 day ago )