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Freeland pledges pharmacare deal won't jeopardize federal finances

Freeland pledges pharmacare deal won't jeopardize federal finances

WARSAW, Poland — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says pharmacare will not jeopardize Canada's fiscal standing as the federal government intends to abide by the spending rules it pledged in the fall.
Ahead of South Carolina primary, Trump says he strongly supports IVF after Alabama court ruling

Ahead of South Carolina primary, Trump says he strongly supports IVF after Alabama court ruling

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump said he would “strongly support the availability of IVF" and called on lawmakers in Alabama to preserve access to the treatment that has become a new flashpoint in the 2024 presidential election.
Pope Francis cancels a meeting with Rome deacons because of mild flu, the Vatican says

Pope Francis cancels a meeting with Rome deacons because of mild flu, the Vatican says

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has canceled an audience scheduled for Saturday as a precaution after coming down with mild flu, the Vatican press office said in a short statement, without adding further details.
Alabama IVF ruling puts spotlight on state plans for tax breaks and child support for fetuses

Alabama IVF ruling puts spotlight on state plans for tax breaks and child support for fetuses

TOPEKA, Kan.
Facing backlash over IVF ruling, Alabama lawmakers look for a fix

Facing backlash over IVF ruling, Alabama lawmakers look for a fix

MONTGOMERY, Ala.
West Virginia lawmakers push to remove a suicide risk exemption from gender-affirming care bill

West Virginia lawmakers push to remove a suicide risk exemption from gender-affirming care bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers in West Virginia want to ban transgender youth at risk for self-harm or suicide from accessing medical interventions such as hormone therapy.
Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — Former talk show host Wendy Williams is thanking well-wishers for their response to the revelation she has been diagnosed with dementia and ahead of the airing of Lifetime documentary about her struggles.
NDP, Liberals strike deal to cover cost of diabetes medicines, birth control

NDP, Liberals strike deal to cover cost of diabetes medicines, birth control

The federal Liberals and New Democrats have reached a deal that would allow every Canadian with a health card to access free diabetes medication and birth control, the NDP confirmed Friday.
Florida refuses to bar unvaccinated students from school suffering a measles outbreak

Florida refuses to bar unvaccinated students from school suffering a measles outbreak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
Maryland House OKs bill to enable undocumented immigrants to buy health insurance on state exchange

Maryland House OKs bill to enable undocumented immigrants to buy health insurance on state exchange

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House approved a measure on Friday to enable people to buy health insurance through the state’s health care exchange regardless of their immigration status, with the approval of a federal waiver.