The New York Times – Yes, lots of people are getting flu symptoms. No, this season isn’t so unusual. Here’s why.

At the moment, the 2017-2018 flu season is considered “moderately severe.” Large numbers of Americans have fallen ill, and every state except Hawaii has reported widespread flu activity.

USA Today – Why cases of ADHD in young women are skyrocketing

The number of young, adult women medicated for ADHD has skyrocketed over the last decade – jumping by 344%, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reuters – Denial of abortion leads to economic hardship for low-income women

Women who want an abortion but are denied one are more likely to spend years living in poverty than women who have abortions, a new in the American Journal of Public Health suggests.

The New York Times – The U.S. fertility rate is down, yet more women are mothers

86 percent of women ages 40 to 44 — near the end of their reproductive years — are mothers, up from 80 percent in 2006, reversing decades of declines, according to a new analysis of census data by Pew Research Center on Thursday.

Politico – Trump again targets drug policy office, proposing 95 percent budget cut

President Donald Trump is planning to slash the budget of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, in what marks his administration’s second attempt to gut the top office responsible for coordinating the federal response to the opioid crisis.