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Prosecutor urges forcible medication in clinic shooting

Prosecutor urges forcible medication in clinic shooting

DENVER (AP) — A federal prosecutor urged a judge on Thursday to order that a man charged with killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic in 2015 be forcibly given anti-psychotic medication so his delusions could be quieted at least
CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon

CDC endorses updated COVID boosters, shots to begin soon

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed updated COIVD-19 boosters , opening the way for a fall vaccination campaign that could blunt a winter surge if enough Americans roll up their sleeves.

Doctor shortage forces Alberta emergency room closure over long weekend

BASSANO, Alta. — Another Alberta emergency department will be temporarily shut down due to a lack of doctors. Alberta Health Services announced Thursday that the Bassano Health Centre's emergency department will be closed over the long weekend.
White House: How about a COVID-19 boost with that flu shot?

White House: How about a COVID-19 boost with that flu shot?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration hopes to make getting a COVID-19 booster as routine as going in for the yearly flu shot.
Oregon psychiatric hospital must cap stays for defendants

Oregon psychiatric hospital must cap stays for defendants

PORTLAND, Ore.
After fall of Roe, California expands abortion protections

After fall of Roe, California expands abortion protections

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Public Health Ontario to have final say on topics studied by new science table

Public Health Ontario to have final say on topics studied by new science table

TORONTO — Ontario's new science advisory table won't have final say on what it can investigate, with topics subject to approval from Public Health Ontario.
Unions voice concern about Ontario lifting five-day isolation rule

Unions voice concern about Ontario lifting five-day isolation rule

Two of Ontario's major teachers' unions voiced concerns Thursday about the province's decision to scrap its mandatory isolation period for COVID-19 days before thousands of students and educators return to school in person.
Health Canada approves Moderna's Omicron booster vaccine

Health Canada approves Moderna's Omicron booster vaccine

OTTAWA — Health Canada approved a new COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Thursday that targets both the original strain of the novel coronavirus and the specific Omicron variant.
Omicron vaccine available to most in B.C. by end of October, say Dix and Bonnie Henry

Omicron vaccine available to most in B.C. by end of October, say Dix and Bonnie Henry

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor and health minister say most residents should expect to be able to receive a booster vaccine targeting Omicron variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 this month or in October. Dr.
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