Court rejects Trump-era EPA’s finding that weed killer is safe | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MATTHEW DALY – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a Trump administration finding that the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller does not pose a serious health risk and is “not likely” to cause the cancer in man. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the Environmental … Read more

North Korea reports another disease outbreak amid COVID-19 wave | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By HYUNG-JIN KIM – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday reported an outbreak of another infectious disease in addition to its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, saying leader Kim Jong Un donated his medicine private to people with the new disease. The severity of the new outbreak is unclear, but some outside … Read more

North Korea reports another disease outbreak amid COVID-19 wave | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By HYUNG-JIN KIM – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday reported an outbreak of another infectious disease in addition to its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, saying leader Kim Jong Un donated his medicine private to people with the new disease. The severity of the new outbreak is unclear, but some outside … Read more

Biden and Bolsonaro hold 1st meeting amid election concerns | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden avoided challenging Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro about his upcoming election and the management of the Amazon rainforest during the public portion of their first-ever meeting Thursday, while the Brazilian leader adopted a more defensive tone in addressing these issues. … Read more

Bird flu arrives in the South West after the death of millions of birds | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona officials have confirmed the first cases in the Southwest of a bird flu that has killed 37 million birds on commercial farms in the central and eastern states. -United The disease was spotted after tests by federal wildlife officials on three wild cormorants that were found dead in a park in … Read more

Hard blow for Biden, the Mexican president will skip the summit of the Americas | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, JOSHUA GOODMAN and CHRIS MEGERIAN – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed Monday that he would skip the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, dealing a blow to U.S. efforts to rally governments to work together to address the increased migration in the hemisphere. … Read more

Biden scrambles to avoid Summit of the Americas flop in Los Angeles | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, JOSHUA GOODMAN and CHRIS MEGERIAN – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — When leaders meet this week in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas, the focus is likely to shift away from common policy changes — migration, climate change and runaway inflation — and instead turn towards something Hollywood thrives … Read more

Biden scrambles to avoid Summit of the Americas flop in Los Angeles | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, JOSHUA GOODMAN and CHRIS MEGERIAN – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — When leaders meet this week in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas, the focus is likely to shift away from common policy changes — migration, climate change and runaway inflation — and instead turn towards something Hollywood thrives … Read more

Abbott restarts infant formula factory linked to contamination | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MATTHEW PERRONE – AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Abbott Nutrition has restarted production at the Michigan infant formula plant that was shut down for months due to contamination, the company announced on Saturday, taking a step toward mitigating of a nationwide supply shortage that is expected to persist into the summer. The February … Read more

Housekeepers struggle as US hotels drop daily room cleaning | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and ANITA SNOW – Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — After guests left a corner room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort on Waikiki Beach, housekeeper Luz Espejo picked up enough trash, some strewn under beds, to fill seven large trash bags. She removed the sheets from the beds, wiped the dust … Read more