NBC News – Thousands of young U.S. children get no vaccines, survey finds

Although 70 percent of young children are vaccinated a small but growing number of children are not, worrying health officials.

BBC News – C-section births surge to ‘alarming’ rates worldwide – study

Doctors’ use of Caesarean section to deliver babies has nearly doubled in 15 years to reach “alarming” proportions in some countries, a study says.

Los Angeles Times – L.A. typhus outbreak adds fuel to the debates over homelessness and housing

Since July, there have been nine cases of typhus in downtown Los Angeles, six of which infected homeless people, prompting health officials last week to declare an outbreak there.

Vox – Colorectal cancer is killing more 20- to 30-year-olds. We now have one clue about why.

It’s one of the mysteries that has puzzled cancer epidemiologists: Why are younger and younger people becoming sick with colorectal cancer?

CNN – How climate change will affect your health

Here are six ways that climate change might affect you, whether it’s insect-borne disease or Type 2 diabetes.