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Lahaina recovers, catholics seek accounts, and AI-influenced prescriptions
VNN Weekly Digest Month September 4-10
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Lahaina Locals Work to Recover from Catastrophic Wildfires
(HAWAII) Lahaina town on Maui is still struggling to recover from the devastating wildfires that wreaked havoc across the island’s west side. As of Friday, more than a hundred people have been pronounced dead, with hundreds more deemed missing by the FBI.
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Catholic Dioceses seek boarding school attendees’ personal accounts
(OKLAHOMA) The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and Diocese of Tulsa continue to seek participants for the Oklahoma Catholic Native Schools Project launched in November 2021. The mission of the project is to better understand the history of Catholic Indian boarding schools in Oklahoma by gathering oral histories from former students and their descendants, studying documentation on Catholic Indian boarding schools from parishes, religious orders, tribes, the U.S. Department of the Interior and other reputable sources.
Artificial Intelligence May Influence Whether You Can Get Pain Medication
(NATIONAL) Elizabeth Amirault had never heard of a Narx Score. But she said she learned last year the tool had been used to track her medication use. During an August 2022 visit to a hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Amirault told a nurse practitioner she was in severe pain, she said. She received a puzzling response.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Dangerous heat to persist across portions of the Southwest, showers and thunderstorms and cooler temperatures to spread across the Plains and the Midwest, and locally heavy rain with flash flooding possible from the southern and central Appalachians to New England.
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