CNN — Liver cancer death rate in US surged 43% in 16 years

Death rates from liver cancer increased 43% for American adults from 2000 to 2016, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The increase comes even as mortality for all cancers combined has declined.

The Independent — Over 500 sick after E Coli outbreak spreads at Tennessee adventure park

Investigators are working to determine the exact cause of a suspected E coli outbreak at the CLIMB Works zipline canopy tour in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, after at least 548 visitors reported being unwell after zip lining at the park.

NPR — Worried about dementia? You might want to check your blood pressure

Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp. The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce his risk of dementia.

The Washington Post — Food recalls explained: Why it seems like food contamination is on the rise

Eggs, Honey Smacks, pre-cut melon: The food products recalled during the past few weeks could make shoppers queasy with worry about whether what they’ve just picked up from the grocery store is riddled with pathogens. The recent spate of illnesses raises food-safety questions. Here’s a primer on what you need to know.

Associated Press — Despite detente, sanctions on North Korea fan TB epidemic

Despite a budding mood of detente on the Korean Peninsula since the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month in Singapore, ongoing sanctions championed by the U.S. and Trump’s “maximum pressure” policy continue to generate an atmosphere of hesitation and the fear of even unintentional violations. And that is keeping lifesaving medicines and supplies from thousands of North Korean tuberculosis patients.