The Atlantic – A Republican plan could worsen rural America’s food crisis

The draft under consideration in the House will implement sweeping changes—including strengthened work requirements in the SNAP program—in nutrition-program eligibility.

NPR – Federal government sends warning to vaping companies

The Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday sent warning letters to 13 manufacturers, distributors and retailers of e-cigarette liquids.

STAT – NIH opens nationwide enrollment for huge precision medicine initiative

A massive precision medicine initiative that has been years in the making from the National Institutes of Health is being rolled out at last.

CNN – Tick- and mosquito-borne diseases more than triple, since 2004, in the US

With summer around the corner, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts are warning — beware the bugs!

Los Angeles Times – If you’re worried about prescription opioids, you should be really scared of fentanyl

The U.S. opioid crisis has passed a dubious milestone: Overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids like illicit fentanyl have surpassed deaths involving prescription opioids.