The Washington Post – FDA cracks down on sales of Juul, other e-cigarettes to youths

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced a nationwide undercover “blitz” to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes — particularly the hugely popular Juul products — to children and teenagers by regular and online retailers.

TIME – How to wipe out malaria for good

As long as malaria persists, other challenges in health and human development not only go unresolved, but are exacerbated—perpetuating a cycle of disease, poverty and conflict. Here are three things the world needs to do in order to make malaria a memory.

The Washington Post – Pruitt unveils controversial ‘transparency’ rule limiting what research EPA can use

The proposed rule would only allow the EPA to consider studies where the underlying data is made available publicly. Such restrictions could affect how the agency protects Americans from toxic chemicals, air pollution and other health risks.

HealthDay – Big decline in births to girls under 15, CDC says

Overall, “the number of U.S. births to females aged 10 to 14 was a record low in 2016, dropping to 2,253 from 8,519 in 2000,” a team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote.

Des Moines Register – Iowans have been exposed to measles. Here’s what you should know about the contagious disease.

Two restaurants in the Des Moines metro were visited in April by a confirmed measles patient from Missouri, potentially infecting Iowans with the highly contagious disease.