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Dialysis is crucial for kidney patients. It also generates a lot of waste.

Dialysis is crucial for kidney patients. It also generates a lot of waste.

Dialysis is one of the most resource-intensive therapies but patients with kidney failure have no other option, except for a kidney transplant.
Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

Doctors, patients want options to reduce dialysis waste adding to climate change

VANCOUVER — Francis Silva watches the blood flow through astraw-like tube in his left arm to a dialysis machine where it's cleaned of toxins and returned to his body through a second tube.
For decades, states have taken foster children's federal benefits. That's starting to change

For decades, states have taken foster children's federal benefits. That's starting to change

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Jesse Fernandez turned 18, the federal government had paid out thousands of dollars in Social Security survivor's benefits because of the death of his mother. But Jesse's bank account was empty.
Health professionals take climate action to care for patients and the planet

Health professionals take climate action to care for patients and the planet

From new plant-leaning hospital menus tofewer surgical gloves and single-use syringes, health-care professionals are finding ways to combat waste and pollutants. Dr.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford asks feds to pause safe supply programs

Ontario Premier Doug Ford asks feds to pause safe supply programs

TORONTO — The federal government should put a pin in approving new sites that supply safe opioids, Ontario Premier Doug Ford wrote in a letter to the prime minister, while also calling for a review of the Health Canada-approved sites across the count
They were treating waves of wounded in Gaza. Then an Israeli assault trapped the foreign doctors

They were treating waves of wounded in Gaza. Then an Israeli assault trapped the foreign doctors

CAIRO (AP) — The 35 American and other international doctors came to Gaza in volunteer teams to help one of the territory’s few hospitals still functioning.
GOP fighting, 50-hour Democratic filibuster kill push to make amending Missouri Constitution harder

GOP fighting, 50-hour Democratic filibuster kill push to make amending Missouri Constitution harder

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.
Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

FORT COLLINS, Colorado (AP) — Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever.
Abortion rights initiatives make the ballot in South Dakota and Colorado

Abortion rights initiatives make the ballot in South Dakota and Colorado

Voters in Colorado and South Dakota will have a say on abortion rights this fall after enough signatures were collected to put measures on the ballots.
Fall trial set for pharmacist in 11 Michigan meningitis deaths after plea deal talks fizzle

Fall trial set for pharmacist in 11 Michigan meningitis deaths after plea deal talks fizzle

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A judge set a fall trial Friday for a pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of 11 Michigan residents who died in a 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroids from a Massachusetts lab.