The Washington Post – Salmonella-tainted chicken killed 1, sickened 17 in multi-state outbreak, CDC says

One person has died and 17 others were sickened in a multi-state outbreak linked to salmonella-tainted chicken, federal health officials said Wednesday. The illnesses occurred between Sept. 25, 2017, and June 4.

Buzzfeed News – Sodium-filled fast food is driving high blood pressure among black Americans

For black families like ours, hypertension is often as inescapable as death, taxes, and racism.

The Telegraph – How Met Office weather data is being used to predict cholera outbreaks

Sophisticated computer models of weather data and population movement are being used to predict future outbreaks of cholera.

NPR – Texas nurse loses job after apparently posting about patient in anti-vaxxer group

A hospital in Texas has cut ties with a nurse who apparently posted about a young patient with the measles in a Facebook group dedicated to “anti-vaxxers,” people who reject the scientific evidence of the safety and effectiveness of vaccines.

STAT – It’s time to measure addiction recovery rates, not just addiction rates

In the midst of a serious addiction crisis, in which 72,000 people died from overdoses in 2017, it can be easy to forget that recovery is not only possible but is the reality for nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults.