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North Carolina laws curtailing transgender rights prompt less backlash than 2016 'bathroom bill'

North Carolina laws curtailing transgender rights prompt less backlash than 2016 'bathroom bill'

RALEIGH, N.C.
Wildfire smoke from N.W.T. and B.C. is affecting air quality in northern Ontario

Wildfire smoke from N.W.T. and B.C. is affecting air quality in northern Ontario

Environment Canada says wildfire smoke drifting from western and northern parts of the country has created hazardous air quality in parts of northern Ontario that could get worse next week.
Stem cells from one eye show promise in healing injuries in the other

Stem cells from one eye show promise in healing injuries in the other

Phil Durst recalled clawing at his face after a chemical from a commercial dishwashing machine squirted into his eyes, causing “the most indescribable pain I’ve ever felt — ever, ever, ever.
Tilray takes full ownership of Truss Beverage from Molson Coors Canada

Tilray takes full ownership of Truss Beverage from Molson Coors Canada

Cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. is taking on full ownership of the pot drinks company it ran with Molson Coors Canada. The Leamington, Ont.-based pot firm said Friday that it had signed a deal to acquire the remaining 57.

Olympic champ Tori Bowie's mental health struggles were no secret inside track's tight-knit family

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie’s autopsy included an easy-to-overlook, one-line notation beneath the heading “Medical History:” Bipolar disorder.
Olympic champ Tori Bowie's mental health struggles were no secret inside track's tight-knit family

Olympic champ Tori Bowie's mental health struggles were no secret inside track's tight-knit family

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Tori Bowie’s autopsy included an easy-to-overlook, one-line notation beneath the heading “Medical History:" Bipolar disorder.

Alabama medical marijuana licenses put on temporary hold again

MONTGOMERY, Ala.
Ontario reviewing supervised consumption sites after Toronto shooting death

Ontario reviewing supervised consumption sites after Toronto shooting death

TORONTO — Ontario has launched a "critical incident review" of the province's supervised consumption sites after a 44-year-old mother of two was killed by a stray bullet in Toronto's east end last month, the Ministry of Health said Thursday.

Simplay3 Toddler Towers recalled due to tipping, injury hazard

Health Canada is recalling Simplay3 Toddler Towers adjustable stools because they can tip over while children are using them. The Simplay3 company has received reports of two injuries in Canada and eight injuries in the U.S.
Feds raise concerns about long call center wait times as millions dropped from Medicaid

Feds raise concerns about long call center wait times as millions dropped from Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As millions of Medicaid recipients face the potential loss of health coverage for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic, state call centers are getting inundated with questions from people needing help.