CNN – Deadly violence in DRC hampers Ebola control

A fresh round of deadly violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province — the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak — continues to hamper efforts to stamp out the disease.

The New York Times – Miscarrying at work: The physical toll of pregnancy discrimination

Women in strenuous jobs lost their pregnancies after employers denied their requests for light duty, even ignoring doctors’ notes, an investigation by The New York Times has found.

The New York Times – ‘Transgender’ could be defined out of existence under Trump administration

The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a government wide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law.

Medscape – Trump’s ‘public charge’ plan ‘jeopardizes’ health, groups say

The Trump administration’s proposal to potentially deny permanent residency to immigrants if they’ve applied for or have received a number of public benefits will cause millions to drop out of Medicaid and would likely lead to thousands turning away from needed healthcare, public health officials and physician groups said.

Business Insider – Scientists are starting to learn how e-cigs like the Juul can affect your health — and the results are troubling

A handful of studies published in the past few months have begun to illuminate some of the potential health effects tied to vaping. They are troubling.