California proposes new funding to help low-income and out-of-state abortion seekers | California

California proposes new funding to help low-income and out-of-state abortion seekers |  California

California’s governor has announced a new reproductive health spending plan, dedicating an additional $57m to prepare for an influx of people from other states seeking abortions in California. About $40m in Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget would fund grants for abortion providers offering care to low-income patients without health insurance. An additional $15m would go … Read more

Heart of Health Care honorees in York |

Heart of Health Care honorees in York |

Editor’s note: Over the past few years, the York News-Times has celebrated our area nurses during Nurses Week which begins on May 6 every year, which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. With the understanding of the challenges in the past few years and the dedication above and beyond which our nurses demonstrate, we are happy to … Read more

Constitutional lawyers say travel ban violates Charter

Constitutional lawyers say travel ban violates Charter

Former Newfoundland Premier Brian Peckford — who is the only surviving drafter and signatory to the 1982 Constitution and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — is opposed to the federal government’s travel ban OTTAWA — Constitutional lawyers are set to argue against the federal government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirements for air travelers. The action … Read more

Nurse from Kenya wins $250,000 prize in first global nursing award ceremony held in Dubai

Nurse from Kenya wins 0,000 prize in first global nursing award ceremony held in Dubai

A nurse celebrated for her dedication to helping people outside the bounds of her normal duties walked home with $250,000 on Thursday. Anna Qabale Duba from Kenya won the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award after a panel of judges championed her work in helping to protect vulnerable women and children in Africa. The mother-of-two, 31, … Read more

Travel to India during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

Travel to India during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

Editor’s Note — Coronavirus cases are in flux across the globe. Health officials caution that staying home is the best way to stem transmission until you’re fully vaccinated. Below is information on what to know if you still plan to travel, last updated on May 11. (CNN) — If you’re planning to travel to India, … Read more