Associated Press – US officials: It’s OK to eat some romaine, look for labels

The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn’t eat any romaine because of an E. coli outbreak.

NPR – Dangerous infection tied to hospitals now becoming common outside them

First seen as a problem mainly confined to hospitals and nursing homes, research suggests C. diff rates in the community are on the rise, and that traditional risk factors may no longer tell the whole story.

NBC News – CDC now confirms 116 cases of polio-like paralysis

At least 116 people, mostly children, have been confirmed with the polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis, federal health officials said Monday.

Al-Jazeera – Why the Ebola crisis in DRC is unlike anything before

The North Kivu and Ituri provinces are among the most unstable and densely populated in the country, and subject to some of the highest levels of human mobility in it.

The Washington Post – Overdoses, bedsores, broken bones: What happened when a private-equity firm sought to care for society’s most vulnerable

During the five years preceding the bankruptcy, the second-largest nursing-home chain in the United States exposed its roughly 25,000 patients to increasing health risks, according to inspection records analyzed by The Washington Post.