CNN – Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated, study finds

Children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research finds. And the same is true of their younger sisters and brothers.

The Washington Post – Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rate

Testing for hepatitis C, a major cause of liver cancer, is lagging behind among the group of Americans with the highest rate of infection: baby boomers.

Reuters – Some e-cigarette users may struggle to quit smoking

Smokers who say they want to kick the habit might have an easier time if they don’t use e-cigarettes, a U.S. study suggests.

STAT – World leaders have the power to end TB. They must seize the moment

As we mark World TB Day and eagerly await a U.N. meeting on TB in September, we must work to sustain this commitment and build upon it to truly achieve a TB-free world.

NPR – Surge in antibiotics is a boon for superbugs

For decades, scientists have been warning that antibiotic resistance is on the rise globally because of misuse of the drugs. But a new report makes it clear that the world is not listening.

The New York Times – The E.P.A. says it wants research transparency. Scientists see an attack on science.

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a major change to the way it assesses scientific work, a move that would severely restrict the research available to it when writing environmental regulations.