CBS News – Many Americans are lonely, and Gen Z most of all, study finds

If you ever feel disconnected from others, take some solace in the fact that you’re not alone. A new report finds many Americans are lonely, and younger adults appear to be the hardest hit.

The Hill – FDA extends deadline to revamp nutrition facts labels by 18 months

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced the details of its planned delay of Obama-era rules that require manufacturers to update nutrition facts labels and serving sizes on food packaging.

U.S. News & World Report – Bracing for the storm

Hurricane Harvey, which dumped trillions of gallons of water on the southern U.S., killed at least 89 people and displaced thousands more in a matter of days, held only a 0.2 percent chance of bringing its type of torrential flooding to Houston last year.

Futurism – Google street view images could help us address a public health crisis

You can see a lot of Google Street View (GSV). It’s an excellent way to catch a glimpse of modern life in all its weird, wonderful glory. According to a new study, it could also be a great resource for improving public health.

Vox – Why some US cities are opening safe spaces for injecting heroin

American cities are slowly rallying around a new response to the opioid epidemic: safe spaces for using heroin.