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Philadelphia apologizes for experiments on Black inmates

The city of Philadelphia issued an apology more than four decades after unethical medical experiments were allowed to be performed on mostly Black inmates at the city's since closed Holmesburg Prison from the 1950s to the 1970s Learn More

 

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Hospital chain attack part of ongoing cybersecurity concerns

Diverted ambulances, cancer treatment delayed and electronic health records offline are just some of ripple effects of an apparent cyberattack on a major nonprofit health system that disrupted operations throughout the U.S. While CommonSpirit Health confirmed it experienced an ”“IT security issue” earlier this week, the company has remained mum when pressed for more details about the scope of the attack More »

 

New survey suggests little progress against U.S. teen vaping

The latest government study on teen vaping suggests there’s been little progress in keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of kids More »

 

Amid end to COVID help, homelessness surging in many cities

Homelessness is expected to be up when the federal government releases results from an annual count in coming months, the first full tally since the coronavirus pandemic began More »

 

Judge to decide next steps on Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion ban

A judge in Ohio hears arguments Friday on whether to extend a block on Ohio’s law banning virtually all abortions on a more permanent basis More »

 

US to begin screening travelers coming from Uganda for Ebola

The Biden administration says the United States will begin screening travelers coming from Uganda for Ebola More »

 

At least 66 US clinics have halted abortions, institute says

At least 66 clinics have stopped providing abortions in 15 states since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade More »

 

Loretta Lynn's songs resonate anew amid abortion debate

Country queen Loretta Lynn spoke honestly about teenage pregnancy, birth control and abortion More »

 

China's vast Xinjiang hit with COVID-19 travel restrictions

Sprawling Xinjiang is the latest Chinese region to be hit with sweeping COVID-19 travel restrictions, as China further ratchets up control measures ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this month More »

 

Babies in Tigray dying at 4 times pre-war levels, study says

Babies in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are dying in their first month of life at four times the rate before the war cut off access to most medical care for over 5 million people More »

 

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