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Tuesday September 28th, 2021 9:54PM
The Latest: Idaho health workers say public animosity rising
Health care workers in Idaho say they are facing increased animosity from some patients and community members, and they blame misinformation about the pandemic and coronavirus vaccines
8:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
EXPLAINER: Why Facebook is holding off on kids' Instagram
Bowing — if only for a moment — to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will “pause" its work on a kids' version of its photo-oriented Instagram app
8:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
Employer vaccine mandates convert some workers, but not all
Businesses that have announced vaccine mandates say some workers who had been on the fence have since gotten inoculated against COVID-19
7:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
France offers state-funded therapy, tackles mental health
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that the government will fund treatment for psychological problems starting next year
5:32PM ( 4 hours ago )
The Latest: PA bill clears to exempt kids masking in school
A bill that would allow parents in Pennsylvania to exempt their children from wearing a mask at school cleared a state Senate committee on Tuesday as Republican lawmakers started making good on their pledge to counter the governor’s statewide mask mandate
4:28PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: More New York health care workers get vaccinated
Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs on Monday have received at least one dose
3:08PM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: More New York health care workers vaccinate
Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs on Monday have received at least one dose
3:04PM ( 6 hours ago )
UK's Johnson says COVID bereaved will have role in inquiry
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will appoint a chair this year to the planned public inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic and bereaved families will have a role in the proceedings
2:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: 400K in US got Pfizer booster shots last weekend
More than 400,000 Americans got Pfizer booster shots last weekend through their local pharmacies in the opening days of the  effort to provide more protection for vulnerable populations
1:37PM ( 8 hours ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
San Marino legalizes abortion; Pope, women's groups disagree
Pope Francis has repeated the Catholic stance that abortion is “murder,” a day after the tiny republic of San Marino became the latest Catholic state to legalize the procedure
2:31PM ( 1 day ago )
Lower death rates for Black moms is goal of California bill
California has among the lowest rates of death nationally among pregnant women and new mothers
1:09PM ( 1 day ago )
California bill aims to reduce deaths for Black mothers
California has among the lowest rates of death nationally among pregnant women and new mothers
10:11AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Hospitals fear staffing shortages as vaccine deadlines loom
Hospitals and nursing homes around the country are bracing for worsening staff shortages as state deadlines arrive for health care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19
5:58PM ( 1 day ago )
Vaccination deadline arrives for NY healthcare workers
Some hospitals and nursing homes in New York began removing workers Monday for failing to meet a state-mandated deadline to get a COVID-19 vaccine as Gov. Kathy Hochul pleaded with holdouts to get 11th-hour inoculations
5:44PM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Washington state to give Pfizer boosters to some
The Washington state Department of Health says it will immediately start offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain people after recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other groups
11:52PM ( 3 days ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
'Next big wave': Radiation drugs track and kill cancer cells
Doctors are reporting improved survival in men with advanced prostate cancer from an experimental drug that delivers radiation directly to tumor cells
5:30PM ( 3 months ago )
Bulgarian Muslims hold circumcision festival despite virus
On the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims from the southwestern corner of Bulgaria have flocked to a sleepy mountain village for a four-day festival of feasting, music and the mass circumcision of young boys
1:16PM ( 5 months ago )
Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks
10:05AM ( 9 months ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Investigators probe deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana
Federal officials sent a team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized Sunday
8:54PM ( 2 days ago )