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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Feb. 21, 2024 17:40 PM EST

Greenwood Commonwealth. February 20, 2024. Editorial: Keep An Eye On These Three Bills We’ll know in a couple of weeks, specifically by a March 5 deadline, how serious Mississippi lawmakers are about addressing the problems of unwanted pregnancies and holding...

Morocco arrests 30 people suspected of trafficking newborns, report says

Feb. 01, 2024 13:17 PM EST

FES, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities arrested 30 people this week in the city of Fes on multiple charges as part of a wide-ranging case involving blackmail, threats and trafficking of newborn babies. The North African country's state-run news agency, MAP, reported on Wednesday...

Community health centers serve 1 in 11 Americans. They're a safety net under stress

Jan. 29, 2024 12:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elisa Reyes has come to Plaza del Sol Family Health Center for doctor’s appointments for more than a decade. Though she moved away a while ago, the 33-year-old keeps returning, even if it means a two-hour roundtrip bus ride. That’s because her two children see...

Community health centers serve 1 in 11 Americans. They're a safety net that's under stress

Jan. 29, 2024 11:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elisa Reyes has come to Plaza del Sol Family Health Center for doctor’s appointments for more than a decade. She moved away a while ago but keeps returning — even if it means a two-hour roundtrip bus ride. That’s because her two children see the same doctor...

UN: Palestinians are dying in hospitals as estimated 60,000 wounded overwhelm remaining doctors

Jan. 18, 2024 07:36 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinians are dying every day in Gaza’s overwhelmed remaining hospitals which can’t deal with the tens of thousands people hurt in Israeli’s military offensive, a U.N. health emergency expert said Wednesday, while a doctor with the International Rescue Committee...

Medical negligence caused death of former Texas US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, attorney says

Jan. 05, 2024 00:00 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The family of former U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson said Thursday that the trailblazing Texas congresswoman, who died over the weekend at age 89, passed away after getting an infection and accused a Dallas rehabilitation facility of neglect. Johnson, who was the...

2 nurses, medical resident injured in attack at New Jersey hospital, authorities say

Dec. 08, 2023 13:06 PM EST

NEWARK N.J. (AP) — Two nurses and a medical resident were stabbed Friday inside a New Jersey pediatric intensive care unit, suffering cuts, and a woman has been arrested and charged in the attack, authorities said. It unfolded about 7 a.m. Friday at Newark Beth Israel Hospital in...

A nurse's fatal last visit to patient's home renews calls for better safety measures

Dec. 07, 2023 00:36 AM EST

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The killing of a Connecticut nurse making a house call in October was a nightmare come true for an industry gripped by the fear of violence. Already stressed out by staffing shortages and mounting caseloads, heath care workers are increasingly worrying...

UK government reaches a pay deal with senior doctors that could end disruptive strikes

Nov. 27, 2023 10:18 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government reached a deal with senior doctors in England that could potentially end a series of disruptive strikes, officials said Monday. The Department of Health and Social Care said it submitted a pay offer to doctors' unions after weeks of talks, and...