Reuters – Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines to combat an outbreak suspected to have killed 20 people arrived in Congo’s capital Kinshasa on Wednesday, said a Reuters witness at the airport.

KQED – June ballot measure would ban all flavored tobacco products in San Francisco

San Francisco could become the first city in the nation to ban flavored tobacco products from all store shelves. The ban includes everything from candy-flavored e-cigarettes to conventional menthol smokes.

WRVO – Schumer calls on FDA to ban Juul, e-cigarette flavors that entice kids

A dramatic spike in the use of a particular type of electronic cigarette among middle and high school students has local parents, educators and activists, clamoring for action. Sen. Charles Schumer is putting pressure on federal agencies to move swiftly on the issue.

NBC News – More kids, especially girls, are attempting suicide. It’s not clear why

A new study out Wednesday finds that more kids are either thinking about or attempting suicide.

California Healthline – California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record

Diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases hit a record high in California last year — with sometimes deadly consequences, according to preliminary state data released this week.