The New York Times – A citizenship question on the census may be bad for your health

As the Census Bureau finalizes the questions for the 2020 census, key voices in the Trump administration are pressing for surveyors to ask one critical question: Are you a United States citizen?

The Washington Post – Trump budget seeks 23 percent cut at EPA, eliminating dozens of programs

The White House is seeking to cut more than $2.5 billion from the annual budget of the Environmental Protection Agency — an overall reduction of more than 23 percent.

The New York Times – How a police chief, a governor and a sociologist would spend $100 billion to solve the opioid crisis

We asked 30 experts to think big, but realistically, about solutions. Imagine you had $100 billion to spend over five years to address the opioid crisis. Where would you put that money?

MedPage Today – Public health experts look ahead to better flu control

Vaccine effectiveness numbers for this year’s flu season have yet to be released, but experts are already looking at flaws in the vaccination process, and how improvements can be made.

Mother Jones – Under Obamacare, mothers have better prenatal care and fewer preterm births

The Affordable Care Act appears to have improved the health of young pregnant women and their babies.