Bloomberg – A blue pill is stopping HIV, world-first study shows

An antiviral pill taken daily by thousands of men across Sydney and other parts of Australia led to a globally unprecedented reduction in new HIV cases, showing that a targeted, preventative approach may accelerate progress on ending the AIDS epidemic.

NBC News -Salmonella in raw chicken makes 92 people sick, CDC says

Salmonella from raw chicken has made 92 people sick across 29 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.

CNN – Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

Spain will overtake Japan’s long-held position at the top of the world’s life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

Science Magazine – Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet international emergency

The deadly outbreak of Ebola that’s been stubbornly defying containment efforts in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for more than 2 months does not rise to what’s known as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

STAT – Mental health patients, with nowhere else to go, are overwhelming emergency departments

The practice, called psychiatric boarding, occurs when an individual with a mental health condition is kept in an emergency department because no appropriate mental health care is available. It’s rampant around the country.