CNN – Teens who vape or use hookah are more likely to use marijuana later, study finds

Teens who used e-cigarettes and hookah were up to four times more likely to use marijuana later, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

Kaiser Health News – In weary post-storm Puerto Rico, Medicaid cutbacks bode new ills

The government here needs to squeeze $840.2 million in annual savings from Medicaid by 2023, a reduction required by the U.S. territory’s agreement with the federal government as the island claws its way back from fiscal oblivion.

Vice News – What you need to know about tianeptine, the unapproved anti-depressant that’s poisoning some people

An unapproved antidepressant you’ve probably never heard of is poisoning people who may be taking the drug for its opioid-like effects, according to U.S. health authorities.

NBC News – Ebola is back in Congo. This time it may be harder to fight

The new outbreak is across the vast Central African nation from the last one, 1,500 miles away and in an area disrupted by conflict and teeming with refugees, aid workers say. It will be difficult and dangerous to track down cases to isolate and treat them.

Newsweek – Dog flu breaks out in Michigan: what are canine influenza symptoms?

The first case of canine flu appeared in Michigan this year on July 13. Since then, at least 70 have been reported. State officials issued an alert since that number is eight times higher than those reported in 2017.