ABC news – Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Sushi Sickens 62, CDC Reports
It’s the revenge of the tuna roll.
A widespread salmonella outbreak partially linked to sushi reportedly infected 62 people in 11 states, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

NPR – Why Disability And Poverty Still Go Hand In Hand 25 Years After Landmark Law
If you have a disability in the U.S., you’re twice as likely to be poor as someone without a disability. You’re also far more likely to be unemployed. And that gap has widened in the 25 years since the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted.
“Every man, woman and child with a disability can now pass through once-closed doors into a bright new era of equality, independence and freedom,” President George H.W. Bush said when he signed the bill into law on July 26, 1990.

Medscape – Only 1 in 210 Obese Men Reach Healthy Weight
An obese man has a 1 in 210 chance of achieving a normal body weight, and a woman a 1 in 124 chance, according to a large population-based cohort study of obese adults in the United Kingdom.
The study, published online July 16 in the American Journal of Public Health, is one of the first to quantify the chance of an obese person attaining a normal body weight or even a 5% reduction in body weight.

The New York Times – Costly to Treat, Hepatitis C Gains Quietly in U.S.
Zach Wayman says he first contracted hepatitis C several years ago by sharing needles with other heroin addicts. He went into rehab and was successfully treated for the virus. But he relapsed into addiction and reinfected himself, testing positive for hepatitis C again this spring.
“Pretty much everybody in my rehab has it,” said Mr. Wayman, 25, who started abusing pain pills at 18 and switched to heroin a few years later.