NPR — Heat waves: A global sweat

APHA’s Executive Director Dr. Georges Benjamin talks staying safe in the heat. No, it’s not just you. It actually is really hot. We’re talking triple digits around the world. What’s causing this heat? And what can we do to stay safe in scorching temperatures?

Reuters — UNICEF warns of HIV crisis in teen girls, with 20 cases every hour

Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour, according to a report by the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF.

Al Jazeera — Yemen ‘on brink of new cholera epidemic’, charity warns

Thousands of people in Yemen could be affected by a new wave of deadly cholera in the coming weeks, an international charity says.

New York Post — Tuberculosis case confirmed at South Carolina high school

A case of active tuberculosis has been confirmed at a South Carolina high school.

FiveThirtyEight — How catholic bishops are shaping health care in rural America

In a growing number of communities around the country, especially in rural areas, patients and physicians have access to just one hospital. And in more and more places, that hospital is Catholic. Increasingly, where a patient lives can determine whether Catholic doctrine, and how the local bishop interprets that doctrine, will decide what kind of care she can get.