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Fleeing Nicaraguans strain Costa Rica's asylum system

Sep. 02, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — After four years of trying to continue his studies in Nicaragua, Elthon Rivera finally reached the same conclusion as thousands of his countrymen. The government shuttered his university, its director told him he was going into exile and warned that the police were...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Aug. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

Lancaster Online/LNP. August 17, 2022. Editorial: As Pennsylvanians struggle, state lawmakers are set to receive a pay raise. Automatic COLA strikes us as being in bad taste. THE ISSUE “Pennsylvania’s 253 state lawmakers are almost guaranteed to...

Nafis Sadik, women's health and rights champion, dies at 92

Aug. 16, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nafis Sadik, a Pakistani doctor who championed women’s health and rights and spearheaded the breakthrough action plan adopted by 179 countries at the 1994 United Nations population conference, died four days before her 93rd birthday, her son said late Monday. ...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Aug. 11, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

Advance Media New York. August 5, 2022, Editorial: Finally, Upstate, Crouse invite CNY into merger discussion After months of “radio silence,” SUNY Upstate Medical University will hold two public forums later this month to explain why it wants to acquire Crouse...

Book has insight, no clear answer on Northam yearbook photo

Aug. 11, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia author's investigative effort to uncover the origins of a racist photo on Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page has ended inconclusively, according to the author, who has written a book that offers new details about the 2019 scandal and the former...

14 HBCU medical students chosen for NFL diversity initiative

Aug. 10, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be 14 students from Historically Black College and University medical schools working for the first time on the staffs of NFL clubs this season. The students are coming from the four HBCU medical schools in the country and will be working with eight...

HCA Healthcare pledges up to $400K for Kentucky flood relief

Aug. 09, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare Inc. says it will give up to $400,000 to assist with relief to those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky. The company said Monday it will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross, $100,000 to the Team Eastern Kentucky...

Carey's retiring president accomplished much, but not alone

Jul. 30, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — William Carey University has been “home” to Tommy King for more than 50 years — beginning when he was a student there. King announced his retirement in June, leaving a legacy of service that anyone would be proud of. But King says credit for the work...

US court sides with NY in fight over school vaccine rules

Jul. 29, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday against a group of New York parents who sued after the state made it more difficult for children to get a medical exemption from school immunization requirements, which were tightened after a major measles outbreak in 2019. The...

In Mexico, killing of young doctor leads to protest

Jul. 28, 2022 11:16 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The killing of a young doctor in Mexico has led recent medical school graduates to demand changes to a system that often leaves them exposed to danger in remote outposts during the first year of their careers as part of the country’s medical training system. ...