NBC News – Did low vaccination rates help make the last flu season so deadly?

Only 37 percent of Americans got vaccinated against flu last season, just as one of the deadliest flu season in decades hit, health officials reported Thursday.

The Hill – Poll: Nearly 60 percent want ObamaCare to remain in place

Nearly 60 percent of likely voters across the nation want the Affordable Care Act to remain in place, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released Friday.

Al-Jazeera – India’s air quality plummets to worst possible category

The level of PM2.5, tiny particulate matter that can clog lungs, is over six times higher than the WHO safe level.

Yahoo! News – Anti-vaxxers ‘are behind huge measles outbreak in Europe’ which has killed 37

Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children in the wrong belief that vaccines are linked to autism are the main cause of a measles outbreak infecting thousands in Europe, experts have said.

Mass Live – Study: 4.6 percent of Massachusetts population has opioid use disorder

A new study estimates that 4.6 percent of Massachusetts residents had opioid use disorder in 2015.