USA Today — Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults, government report shows

Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show.

The Hill — Toxic effects of stress on children separated from parents

Op-ed by APHA members explains why stress is a health concern for children separated from parents at the border.

WIRED — The collapse of a $40 million nutrition science crusade

NuSI (pronounced new-see) launched in September 2012 with much fanfare, including in the pages of WIRED. It quickly raised more than $40 million from big-name donors to facilitate expensive, high-risk studies intended to illuminate the root causes of obesity.

The New York Times — Nearly eradicated in humans, the Guinea worm finds new victims: Dogs

In this arid central African country, the long global struggle to eliminate a horrifying human parasite has encountered a serious setback: dogs. They are being infected with Guinea worms, and no one knows how.

CNN — WHO classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as mental health condition

The World Health Organization announced “gaming disorder” as a new mental health condition included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday.