Health

Throne speech has big promises on childcare and health - but that will take negotiations with provinces

10 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Liberal government's throne speech aims big when it comes to promises on national childcare, pharmacare, and long-term care standards. But delivering on them could...
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Maryland releases more contact tracing data showing ‘high risk locations' for coronavirus

12 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

State health officials released more contact tracing data on Wednesday that shows where some COVID-19 patients might have been exposed to the infectious disease.
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'Irresponsible': Health department pleads with parents not to send sick kids to school

'Irresponsible': Health department pleads with parents not to send sick kids to school

18 minutes ago   |   WISN

The message Wednesday came after school districts said symptomatic students have been found in schools.
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Bind raised $142 million to upend the way we pay for healthcare. Now, the buzzy startup is getting into the insurance business

Bind raised $142 million to upend the way we pay for healthcare. Now, the buzzy startup is getting into the insurance business

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Bind, a healthcare startup that built a new kind of "on-demand" health plan, is getting into the insurance business. The move into health insurance will...
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Latest 'Back to Business' webinar goes back to school

54 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - The webinar series "Back to Business: Insights on Restarting the Capital Region Economy" turns its attention to the education sector with a new installment featuring...
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Feeding indoor cats just once a day could improve health

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

New research has found that feeding cats one large meal a day may help control hunger better than feeding them several times a day.
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Should front-line medical workers get the coronavirus vaccine first? Not necessarily

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Frontline health workers might seem like the obvious choice to get the vaccine first. But that might not necessarily be the right thing to do, bio-ethicists say.
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Ottawa's top doctor orders up to $5K fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

Ottawa's top doctor orders up to $5K fine for breaking COVID-19 rules

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The top doctor in Ottawa says people who don't comply COVID-19 quarantine rules with could face a fine of up $5,000 a day. Dr. Vera Etches, the Canadian capital's medical...
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Washington Co. links virus cases to Hudson Falls school, Fort Edward restaurant

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Washington County contact tracers have traced recent COVID-19 cases to a Hudson Falls school and local travel baseball teams, and are warning anyone who recently visited a Fort...
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US experts vow ‘no cutting corners' as vaccine tests expand

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON - A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top...
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California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

Louisville braces for riots after Kentucky AG announces charges for one...

Louisville braces for riots after Kentucky AG announces charges for one officer in Breonna Taylor case

Streets in downtown Louisville have been blocked off and police put on high alert as Kentucky authorities announced they are charging an officer involved in the fatal shooting... Read more ...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game...

Deflategate 2.0? NFL's Tyrod Taylor suffered PUNCTURED LUNG as pre-game painkilling injection goes badly wrong

Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor suffered a punctured lung when his team doctor tried to administer a painkilling injection just seconds before the start... Read more ...

Grand jury to present report on Breonna Taylor case Wednesday afternoon

Grand jury to present report on Breonna Taylor case Wednesday afternoon

The Jefferson County grand jury will present its report on the Breonna Taylor case to Jefferson County Circuit Judge Annie O'Connell on Thursday. Read more ...

These under-$25 pumpkin carving kits will let you craft any design you want

These under-$25 pumpkin carving kits will let you craft any design you want

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Trump hails Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine entering final trials

Trump hails Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine entering final trials

President Trump on Wednesday hailed the “Big news” that Johnson & Johnson has reportedly entered final clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine that would require one shot... Read more ...

Thousands Expected To Honor Ginsburg At Supreme Court

Thousands Expected To Honor Ginsburg At Supreme Court

The late justice will lie in repose for two days at the court where she served for 27 years. Read more ...

Few resources, old-growth forest allowed for fire's growth

Few resources, old-growth forest allowed for fire's growth

By the time staffing was ramped up, flames had found their way deep into inaccessible forest. Read more ...

California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday that amounts to the most aggressive clean-car policy in the U.S. and would end the sale of new gas vehicles in the state... Read more ...