ABC News – Life expectancy declining in high-income countries, especially in the US: Study

For the first time in recent decades, life expectancy across high-income countries is declining and this pattern is even more dramatic in the United States, according to a study published in The British Medical Journal Wednesday.

STAT – Ebola outbreak shaping up as most dangerous test of world’s ability to respond since global crisis

The latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is shaping up to be the most dangerous and difficult test of the world’s ability to contain the disease since the catastrophic West African outbreak in 2014 and 2015.

CNN – At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states

More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

The New York Times – Any weight loss can be healthful, but more can be much better

When it comes to losing weight, more can be better. A lot better, according to a new study.

WTNH – 3 arrests made after 76 people overdose in New Haven Wednesday

The city of New Haven has issued a Public Health Alert following the overdoses. Police have not released the names of the arrestees.