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FILE - An Amazon logo appears on a delivery van, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston. Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade. Amazon's limit, which temporarily caps purchase of the contraceptives at three units per week, went into effect on Monday, June 27, 2022, a spokesperson for the e-commerce giant confirmed to the Associated Press.

Amazon, Rite Aid cap purchase of emergency contraceptives

FILE - An Amazon logo appears on a delivery van, Oct. 1, 2020, in Boston. Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade. Amazon's limit, which temporarily caps purchase of the contraceptives at three units per week, went into effect on Monday, June 27, 2022, a spokesperson for the e-commerce giant confirmed to the Associated Press.

June 30, 2022, 7:51am Business

Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade. Read story

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust details summer grant winners

June 30, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Health

The Vancouver-based M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust released its Spring 2022 Grants Report, which outlines $32.5 million in charitable giving around the Pacific Northwest, including 29 grants totaling $12 million in Washington. Read story

Erica Mancini, an accordionist, poses before taking the stage to perform in a Ukrainian avant garde jazz opera, Friday June 17, 2022, at Bohemian National Hall in New York. Mancini has suffered three COVID-19 infections: one at the beginning of the pandemic, one last year and one in May of this year. Medical experts warn that we'll be seeing more multiple reinfections given how long the pandemic is stretching on.

A viral reprise: When COVID-19 strikes again and again

Erica Mancini, an accordionist, poses before taking the stage to perform in a Ukrainian avant garde jazz opera, Friday June 17, 2022, at Bohemian National Hall in New York. Mancini has suffered three COVID-19 infections: one at the beginning of the pandemic, one last year and one in May of this year. Medical experts warn that we'll be seeing more multiple reinfections given how long the pandemic is stretching on.

June 29, 2022, 11:34am Health

For New York musician Erica Mancini, COVID-19 made repeat performances. Read story

U.S. officials announce more steps against monkeypox outbreak

June 28, 2022, 4:52pm Health

Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus. Read story

FILE - A health worker administers a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester, Pa., on Dec. 15, 2021. Government advisers are debating Tuesday, June 28, 2022, if Americans should get a modified COVID-19 booster shot this fall -- one that better matches more recent virus variants.

FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for fall

FILE - A health worker administers a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic at the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester, Pa., on Dec. 15, 2021. Government advisers are debating Tuesday, June 28, 2022, if Americans should get a modified COVID-19 booster shot this fall -- one that better matches more recent virus variants.

June 28, 2022, 2:46pm Health

Some U.S. adults are a step closer to getting updated COVID-19 boosters this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it’s time to tweak shots to better match the most recent virus variants. Read story

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks about actions the Biden administration plans to take in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Washington.

Biden health secretary pledges medication abortion access

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks about actions the Biden administration plans to take in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Washington.

June 28, 2022, 1:24pm Health

President Joe Biden’s top health official said Tuesday that “every option is on the table” when it comes to helping women access abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read story

Dr. Ozone Gautam, left, looks over his bio while joining fellow members of a new Internal Medicine Residency Program at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. "Everyone has been so welcoming, inside and outside of the hospital," Gautam said. "I'm settling in well.

Legacy Health, Vancouver Clinic launch internal medicine residency program

Dr. Ozone Gautam, left, looks over his bio while joining fellow members of a new Internal Medicine Residency Program at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. "Everyone has been so welcoming, inside and outside of the hospital," Gautam said. "I'm settling in well.

June 28, 2022, 10:17am Clark County Health

Legacy Health has launched a new internal medicine residency program in partnership with the Vancouver Clinic that will provide a comprehensive medical education focused on developing highly skilled primary care internists. Read story

FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. The U.S. government is building up its supply of monkeypox vaccine to contend with escalating cases identified in a surprising international outbreak, health officials said Friday, June 10, 2022. (Cynthia S.

EU regulator considers clearing smallpox shot for monkeypox

FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. The U.S. government is building up its supply of monkeypox vaccine to contend with escalating cases identified in a surprising international outbreak, health officials said Friday, June 10, 2022. (Cynthia S.

June 28, 2022, 8:22am Health

The European Medicines Agency says it will begin reviewing data to decide if a smallpox vaccine made by the pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic might also be authorized for monkeypox, amid a growing outbreak of the disease across the continent. Read story