Nova Scotia Assistant Calls for Government Funding to Enhance Workplace Safety

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – After a violent attack on a constituency assistant, there are calls for government funding of a second employee at legislators’ offices to address the aggression faced by front-line workers. Kelly Gomes, who was attacked in her office by a man she had assisted for four years, is advocating for increased safety measures at constituency offices. The assailant held her by the throat before causing damage to the office, and the only …

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Life-Saving Drug Access For UK Cystic Fibrosis Patients In Jeopardy Due To NHS Funding

LEEDS, United Kingdom – The parents of a five-month-old girl with cystic fibrosis fear that their daughter could lose access to a life-changing drug, which they say would be like living with a “death sentence.” Layla has been in and out of the hospital since being diagnosed with the inherited condition, and her parents are hoping that she would be given access to Kaftrio, a drug that significantly improves lung function and overall quality of …

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