Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government’s response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP’s endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, going over the top on the ninth ballot with 65% of the vote. … Read more

New leader at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana Bar Foundation installs board | Business News

New Orleans Dr. Charles Hemenway has joined Children’s Hospital New Orleans as service line chief for its Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Hemenway is a board-certified pediatric hematologist oncologist. He will serve as clinical lead over the nationally recognized and newly expanded Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, which treats more than 1,100 children … Read more

Dr. Scott Jensen wins GOP endorsement for Minnesota governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government’s response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP’s endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, going over the top on the ninth ballot with 65% of the vote. … Read more

Race tightens as Minnesota GOP picks candidate for governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election, and three candidates were tightly bunched after three ballots. Lexington Mayor Mike Murphy took a razor-thin lead with 31.79% of the vote after dermatologist Neil Shah dropped … Read more

Race is tight as Minnesota GOP picks candidate for governor | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republicans reconvened Saturday to endorse a candidate to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election but the five candidates were tightly bunched on the early ballots, showing that all had earned loyal pockets of support. Dr. Scott Jensen, a vaccine skeptic and … Read more

Some Catholic abortion foes are uneasy about overturning Roe | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By DAVID CRARY – AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Top leaders of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops called on the faithful to pray and fast Friday, in hopes the Supreme Court is on track to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. Yet even among Catholics who oppose abortion, there is some unease … Read more

Kaiser’s mental health clinicians say they are ready to strike

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Mental health professionals employed by Kaiser Permanente say they are ready to strike next week as contract negotiations drag on, four years after they unionized. The clinicians, including psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, medical social workers, psychiatric nurses and chemical dependency counselors, who are represented by … Read more

Construction company’s mental health focus addresses industry concern

Construction company’s mental health focus addresses industry concern The Boldt Co. is focused on going beyond physical safety at its construction sites, honing in on employee’s mental health. MILWAUKEE – The Boldt Co. is focused on going beyond physical safety at its construction sites, honing in on mental wellbeing. Combined with the general struggles felt … Read more

Democrats hit GOP attorney general with ethics complaint | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — One day after launching his campaign for Kentucky governor, Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron was hit with a formal complaint Thursday alleging he violated ethics laws by investigating the Democratic governor he now wants to unseat. The complaint filed by the Kentucky Democratic Party requests … Read more