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Iowa caregiver arrested after drugs linked to baby's death

Oct. 11, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman faces criminal charges after a baby girl who had been in her care died and was found to have illicit drugs in her system. Des Moines police arrested Nicole Ghee, 40, on suspicion of child endangerment and drug possession in the...

Lawmakers will hear testimony on dozens of health care bills

Oct. 10, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — State lawmakers are planning to host a virtual public hearing Tuesday to take testimony on dozens of health care related bills The Joint Committee on Financial Services will hear from supporters and opponents on a slew of bills from legislation intended to...

Home care workers face deadline to get vaccinated in NY

Oct. 08, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Home health aides who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination are barred from working with patients in New York as of Friday under a new state mandate that one industry group warned could lead to thousands of caregivers losing their jobs. The mandate,...

California regulators warn of dry reservoirs, restrictions

Sep. 30, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's reservoirs are so dry from a historic drought that regulators warned Thursday it's possible the state's water agencies won't get anything from them next year, a frightening possibility that could force mandatory restrictions for residents. ...

Pediatricians group warns of COVID-19 spread among children

Sep. 29, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The rise of the delta variant and beginning of the school year have dramatically increased the risks children face during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of pediatricians said in court documents submitted in the federal lawsuit against Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds. ...

Thousands urged to get required shots, tests before deadline

Sep. 24, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

Thousands of Connecticut state employees, K-12 teachers, school bus drivers and day care workers were among those being urged to get vaccinated or else get tested for COVID-19 in the waning hours before Gov. Ned Lamont's executive orders requiring vaccinations for certain employees takes...

Workers at North Carolina health care provider face firings

Sep. 21, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based health care provider said Tuesday that nearly 400 of its workers face dismissal for not complying with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Novant Health Inc. said Tuesday that 1.4% of its overall workforce, or 375...

Hospital focuses on skin care for people with Down syndrome

Sep. 18, 2021 14:29 PM EDT

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth-Hitchcock is starting a dermatology clinic to meet the unique skin care needs of people with Down syndrome. The clinic is opening Tuesday in Manchester. There are many associated skin conditions with Down syndrome,...

Latest: SKorea reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year. The 2,008 cases reported Friday was the 73rd...

Nevada officials: Most state workers will get COVID-19 shots

Sep. 16, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada officials say some state employees may follow through on threats to quit but most will comply with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s mandate that workers at health care facilities and prisons be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 1 or face administrative leave or...