The New York Times — San Francisco voters uphold ban on flavored vaping products

Despite a $12 million ad blizzard by a giant tobacco company, voters in San Francisco resoundingly supported a new ban on the selling of flavored tobacco products, including vaping liquids packaged as candies and juice boxes, and menthol cigarettes. The measure is considered the strictest in the nation.

U.S. News & World Report — Mammograms might encourage other screenings

Older women who get mammograms are more likely to also seek screenings for cervical cancer and osteoporosis, new research reveals.

STAT — FDA targets websites illegally marketing opioids — and presses tech giants to step up

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday morning outlined a framework for cracking down on illegal opioid sales on the internet.

The Wall Street Journal — Experimental Ebola treatments approved for the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Wednesday it has approved the use of five experimental Ebola treatments on patients suffering from the hemorrhagic fever, as drug companies and health workers scramble to use the current outbreak to help find a cure for the deadly virus.

CNN — European mental health institutions fall ‘far below the standard,’ WHO reports

European mental health institutions fall “far below the standard,” with no single institution meeting all of the standards for quality of care and human rights, according to a new World Health Organization report.

UPI — FDA warns firms to stop selling highly concentrated caffeine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to two websites the agency said are selling illegal highly concentrated caffeine products.