NPR – Sexual assault and harassment may have lasting health repercussions for women

The trauma of sexual assault or harassment is not only hard to forget; it may also leave lasting effects on a woman’s health. This finding of a study published Wednesday adds support to a growing body of evidence suggesting the link.

The Washington Post – Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news

A much-awaited report from the U.N.’s top climate science panel will show an enormous gap between where we are and where we need to be to prevent dangerous levels of warming.

Newsweek – How much alcohol is safe? A beer a day linked with increased risk of death

Drinking what is officially considered to be a healthy amount of alcohol could raise a person’s risk of dying by 20 percent, scientists have warned.

NJ.com – If you were in Newark airport during these 5 hours there’s a chance you were exposed to measles

An international traveler with measles may have exposed others at Newark Liberty International Airport to the highly contagious disease last month, officials said Wednesday.

CNN – Standing desk recommendations based on weak science

A 2016 meta-analysis of 20 studies, conducted by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and including more than 2,000 participants, found little evidence that standing or treadmill desks have any health benefits.