Guardians ace Shane Bieber to have season-ending Tommy John surgery after solid start in 2024

[ad_1] CLEVELAND — Cleveland Guardians ace Shane Bieber will have season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery, a major blow to the team and the 2020 Cy Young winner. Bieber, who missed several months last season with elbow issues, experienced pain following an opening-day start in Oakland and again this week against Seattle. The right-hander underwent imaging … Read more

South Korea’s president meets leader of doctors’ strike as he seeks to end their walkouts

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea — SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol met the leader of a strike by thousands of junior doctors on Thursday and said that the government is open to talks about its contentious push to sharply increase medical school admissions. The meeting was the first of its … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon vows not to back down in the face of doctors’ strike over medical school plan

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president vowed Monday not to back down in the face of vehement protests by doctors seeking to derail his plan to drastically increase medical school admissions, as he called their walkouts “an illegal collective action” that poses “a grave threat to our society.” About 12,000 medical interns and … Read more

South Korea’s Yoon vows not to back down in the face of doctors’ strike over medical school plan

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president vowed Monday not to back down in the face of vehement protests by doctors seeking to derail his plan to drastically increase medical school admissions, as he called their walkouts “an illegal collective action” that poses “a grave threat to our society.” About 12,000 medical interns and … Read more

Vatican confirms pope will preside over Easter Vigil after he skipped Good Friday

[ad_1] ROME — The Vatican confirmed Pope Francis would preside over the Easter Vigil service on Saturday night, after he decided at the last minute to skip his participation in the Good Friday procession at the Colosseum as a health precaution. The Vatican’s daily bulletin confirmed Francis would lead the lengthy vigil in St. Peter’s … Read more

Senior doctors in South Korea to submit resignations, deepening dispute over medical school plan

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea — Senior doctors at dozens of hospitals in South Korea planned to submit their resignations Monday in support of medical interns and residents who have been on a strike for five weeks over the government’s push to sharply increase medical school admissions, their leader said. The senior doctors’ action won’t likely … Read more

What is known about Kate’s cancer diagnosis

[ad_1] Kate, the Princess of Wales, has disclosed that she has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy — though in a video announcement Friday, she did not say what kind of cancer or reveal details of her treatment. Here’s what is known: Kate had what was described as abdominal surgery on Jan. 16. The news wasn’t … Read more

Wyoming governor vetoes abortion restrictions, signs transgender medical care ban for minors

[ad_1] CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s governor on Friday vetoed a bill that would have erected significant barriers to abortion, should it remain legal in the state, and signed legislation banning gender-affirming care for minors. The abortion bill rejected by Gov. Mark Gordon, a Republican, would have required facilities providing surgical abortions to be licensed as … Read more

Kate, Princess of Wales, says she has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy

[ad_1] LONDON — Kate, the Princess of Wales, has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy, she said Friday in a stunning announcement that follows weeks of speculation about her health and whereabouts. Her condition was disclosed in a video message recorded Wednesday in Windsor and broadcast Friday, coming after relentless speculation on social media ever since … Read more

Did UK hospital staff try to snoop on Kate’s medical records? A privacy watchdog is investigating

[ad_1] LONDON — A British privacy watchdog said Wednesday it was investigating a report that staff at a private London hospital tried to snoop on the Princess of Wales ’ medical records while she was a patient for abdominal surgery. The Information Commissioner’s Office said: “We can confirm that we have received a breach report … Read more