New York Times – Stigma against gay people can be deadly

L.G.B.T. people experience a range of social, economic and medical disparities that jeopardize their long-term health.

CNN – Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo

Ebola virus disease has sickened 188 people and killed 118 in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern region, the World Health Organization reported Monday.

Independent – Noise pollution from loud headphones is damaging health across Europe, WHO warns

People who listen to loud music using headphones are “blighting their lives”, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.

Kaiser Health News – Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Many young adults are turning to a fast-growing constellation of alternatives: retail clinics carved out of drugstores or big-box retail outlets, free-standing urgent care centers that tout evening and weekend hours, and online telemedicine sites that offer virtual visits without having to leave home.

Los Angeles Times – Sloppy science bears substantial blame for Americans’ bad eating habits

Mistakes of the past, such as the now-jettisoned caps on dietary cholesterol and total fat, show the harm of rushing to create policy based on weak science.