Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers | Health

Supreme Court Leak Inquiry: So Many Questions, So Few Answers |  Health

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after the unprecedented leak of the draft advisory opinion that Roe v. Wade, Chief Justice John Roberts ordered an investigation into the “egregious violation.” “ The Supreme Court does not want to say whether there are still investigations. The court also won’t … Read more

Court: Local health departments can issue unilateral orders | Health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — Local health officials can unilaterally issue orders to slow disease, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision upholding controversial orders limiting indoor gatherings and mandating masks that officials of Dane County during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 decision confirms that state law gives local health officials … Read more

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike | Health

Union votes to authorize Atlantic City casino strike |  Health

By WAYNE PARRY – Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union will vote Wednesday on whether to authorize a strike against the city’s casinos, with which they have yet to sign new contract agreements. Branch 54 of the Unite Here union says its members will decide whether union leaders … Read more

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries | health

Wall Street joins global swoon, China worries |  health

By STAN CHOE – AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street plunged to its lowest level in more than a year on Monday as renewed worries about the Chinese economy simmered in markets already battered by rising interest rates. The S&P 500 was down 1.8% in early trade after ending its fifth consecutive … Read more

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus | health

Maryland Legislature ends session marked by budget surplus |  health

By BRIAN WITTE – Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers ended their term late Monday by passing legislation to strengthen cybersecurity in a year marked by a budget surplus, upgrades to parks, infrastructure, schools and information technology systems, and tax breaks enabled . In a year of huge surpluses, largely due to federal … Read more

3 charged with roles in awarding COVID outreach contracts | health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

HOUSTON (AP) — Three people who worked for Harris County’s top elected official were indicted Monday after prosecutors accused them of breaching a nearly $11 million contract to spread COVID-19 vaccines to a political adviser with ties to local Democratic officials. Alex Triantaphyllis, Aaron Dunn and Wallis Nader were each charged with misusing official information … Read more

New York Mayor Adams Seeks Order, Post-COVID Comeback | health

New York Mayor Adams Seeks Order, Post-COVID Comeback |  health

By MICHELLE L. PRICE – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Many New Yorkers just want their city to feel orderly, functional, and fun again after two years of plague and social disruption. Your new mayor, Eric Adams, has promised to deliver. The question is, in the face of repeated setbacks, can the Democrat, who … Read more

After COVID mission ends, Pentagon plans next pandemic | health

After COVID mission ends, Pentagon plans next pandemic |  health and fitness

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A COVID-19 patient experienced shortness of breath. The Army nurse knew she had to act quickly. It was the peak of this year’s Omicron surge, and an Army medical team was helping at a Michigan hospital. Normal patient beds were full. Likewise the intensive care. … Read more

Guangzhou closes for most arrivals as China’s outbreak mounts | health

Guangzhou closes for most arrivals as China's outbreak mounts |  health

AP BEIJING (AP) – The manufacturing hub of Guangzhou closed Monday for most arrivals as China battles a major COVID-19 surge in its major cities in the east. Shanghai has borne the brunt of the surge, with a further 26,087 cases reported Monday, of which just 914 showed symptoms. The city of 26 million people … Read more

After COVID mission ends, Pentagon plans next pandemic | health

After COVID mission ends, Pentagon plans next pandemic |  health and fitness

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A COVID-19 patient experienced shortness of breath. The Army nurse knew she had to act quickly. It was the peak of this year’s Omicron surge, and an Army medical team was helping at a Michigan hospital. Normal patient beds were full. Likewise the intensive care. … Read more