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Biden gets updated COVID-19 booster shot, promotes vaccine

Biden gets updated COVID-19 booster shot, promotes vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden rolled up his sleeve and got his updated COVID-19 booster shot Tuesday, as he urged millions of people who have yet to be boosted to do so by Halloween, if possible, so they can gather safely with family and frie
Manitoba doctor warns of overwhelmed hospitals, calls for government help

Manitoba doctor warns of overwhelmed hospitals, calls for government help

WINNIPEG — Manitoba hospitals are full, patients are waiting days for beds and many workers are quitting after burning out, says the chair of the group that represents physicians in the province. Dr.
Family of woman found dead on ER floor asks Quebec coroner to reopen investigation

Family of woman found dead on ER floor asks Quebec coroner to reopen investigation

MONTREAL — The family of an 86-year-old woman who was found dead on the floor of a Montreal-area emergency room last year is calling for a new investigation into the circumstances of her death following the release of a coroner's report.
Soaring RSV rates in parts of Quebec lead national cases, strain hospital staff

Soaring RSV rates in parts of Quebec lead national cases, strain hospital staff

MONTREAL — Soaring cases of respiratory syncytial virus in Quebec have pushed the positivity rate to 15 per cent in Montreal and Quebec City. Weekly provincial surveillance data ending Oct.

South Dakota medical pot cards rise with 'pop-up clinics'

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
New dental benefit vulnerable to fraud without verification measures: PBO

New dental benefit vulnerable to fraud without verification measures: PBO

OTTAWA — The Liberals' proposed dental care benefit is susceptible to fraud if verification measures aren't put in place, Canada's Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux warned Tuesday as the legislation is nearing a final vote in the House of Comm
Nebraska struggling to OK ban despite anti-abortion history

Nebraska struggling to OK ban despite anti-abortion history

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Republicans are expected to dominate as usual at the polls in November and retain control of the officially nonpartisan Legislature.
Sleep apnea device recall drags on, stoking frustration

Sleep apnea device recall drags on, stoking frustration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive recall of millions of sleep apnea machines has stoked anger and frustration among patients, and U.S. officials are weighing unprecedented legal action to speed a replacement effort that is set to drag into next year.
Pakistan says gunmen killed policeman guarding polio workers

Pakistan says gunmen killed policeman guarding polio workers

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A pair of gunmen riding on a motorcycle shot and killed a police officer assigned to guard a polio vaccination team in Pakistan's volatile southwestern Baluchistan province on Tuesday, authorities said.
US military to begin draining Pearl Harbor pipelines

US military to begin draining Pearl Harbor pipelines

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it's ready to begin draining 1 million gallons (3.