The New York Times — Trump stance on breast-feeding and formula criticized by medical experts

The Trump administration’s aggressive attempts to water down an international resolution supporting breast-feeding go against decades of advice by most medical organizations and public health experts. “Breast-feeding is one of the most cost-effective interventions for improving maternal and child health,” said Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association.

Chicago Tribune — ‘If I lived on the North Side’: Neighborhood may matter more than race in breast cancer survival rates

Racial disparities in breast cancer diagnosis and survival rates may have more to do with neighborhood than race, according to a new University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign analysis.

The Wall Street Journal — Vaping doesn’t often help smokers quit, new study finds

In a study published Monday in the journal PLOS One, researchers at Georgia State University found that U.S. adult smokers who didn’t use electronic vaping devices were more than twice as likely to quit as those who did.

The New York Times — In a rare success, Paraguay conquers malaria

Paraguay has eliminated malaria, the first country in the Americas to do so in almost 50 years, according to the World Health Organization.

CNN — Samoa pulls MMR vaccine after two babies die

The Samoan government has launched an inquiry into the deaths of two one-year-old infants after a routine vaccination.