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Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

Omicron surge is undermining care for other health problems

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

The omicron surge has swamped U.S. hospitals with COVID-19 patients - but it has also caused issues for people trying to get treatment for other ailments.
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After Fighting COVID For Nearly 2 Years, Minnesota Health Care Workers Still Pushing Forward Despite Burnout, Frustration

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Burned out and frustrated. That's how some members of Minnesota's medical community describe the situation inside Twin Cities hospitals nearly two years into the...
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March for Life rally continues pro-life fight on 49th anniversary of Roe v Wade decision

2 hours ago   |   ABC

On the eve of the 49th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the future of abortion in the U.S. is uncertain.
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COVID-19 on the decline as Florida reports 605 deaths, 289,204 cases this week

2 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Deaths are up but cases are down this week in Florida as the omicron surge plateaus, according to the Florida Department of Health.
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Staffing shortages at Illinois long-term care facilities, data investigation reveals

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services analyzed by the I-Team reveals for the 703 facilities reporting data in Illinois, 150 report a shortage of nursing...
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This is what will replace Allentown's Irving Pool

3 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Allentown officials announced Friday that the former Irving Pool in East Allentown will become an activity pool fit with a beach front entrance, wading area, lap lanes...
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Conjoined Altobelli twins separated after 10 hour surgery; family returns to Chicago

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

The Altobelli family is back in Chicago after Addison and Lilianna Altobelli - once conjoined twins - were successfully separated in October at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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1 Student, Driver Hospitalized After Van Collides With School Bus In New Brighton

3 hours ago   |   CBS

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. - Emergency crews rescued a driver in the Twin Cities on Friday afternoon following a head-on crash between a van and a school bus. The New Brighton...
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City says there's concern about some COVID-19 testing providers

City says there's concern about some COVID-19 testing providers

3 hours ago   |   WISN

The City of Milwaukee Health Department says there are concerns about certain COVID-19 testing providers.
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‘Perfect leader': Kentucky native, first woman, takes command of U.S.S. Constitution

‘Perfect leader': Kentucky native, first woman, takes command of U.S.S. Constitution

4 hours ago   |   WLKY

Women have assumed leadership positions throughout the Navy, so it was only fitting that a woman for the first time Friday took command of the U.S.S. Constitution - the Navy's...
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'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally...

'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally home after separation surgery

PHILADELPHIA - Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery. According to a press release from... Read more ...

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

This news comes comes less than two weeks after Hobbs was allegedly found asleep at the wheel, failed a field sobriety test and was charged with DUI. Read more ...

Chicago crime: Chicago police coming down hard on retail theft rings

Chicago police announced arrests in recent retail thefts Friday, coming down hard on rings of thieves sometimes involving teenagers. Read more ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-car crash in Brentwood, LAPD says

Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Brentwood Friday afternoon that left one person with minor injuries, police said. Read more ...

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

She announced $600 million in disaster relief funding for the U.S. Forest Service in California. Read more ...

AP Source: Vikings Target General Manager Finalists From Browns, Chiefs

EAGAN, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas... Read more ...

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

The federal government is giving $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to help with the loss of state funding from New Hampshire. Read more ...

NYPD officer killed, another in critical condition after Harlem shooting...

One New York City police officer is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Harlem on Friday, officials said. A suspect is also dead. Read more ...

Wisc. fan removed from Northwestern game for Anti-Asian gestures

A University of Wisconsin fan was removed from a basketball game at Northwestern University this week after he made anti-Asian racist gestures at a crowd of Nor Read more ...

Video: Plowable snow in parts of Mass

Video: Plowable snow in parts of Mass

Mike Wankum has a look at the weekend forecast, including a look at when our next threat for snow is. Read more ...