Scientific American – The climate crisis is a health crisis

The climate crisis is fast becoming the greatest health crisis we’ve ever seen.

NPR – Kids with concussions can phase in exercise, screen time sooner than before

This month the American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guideline for treating mild brain trauma, urging physicians and parents to let kids return to school sooner, and allow them to use electronics and ease back into physical activity after just a couple of days of rest.

The Wall Street Journal – Agent orange’s other legacy—a $12 billion cleanup and a fight over who pays

Half a century ago, the herbicide Agent Orange was manufactured along the banks of the Passaic River.

CNN – Polio-like illness AFM ‘appears to have peaked’ in US for the year

The number of cases of the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis “appears to have peaked” for 2018, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

Associated Press – WHO says it can fight Ebola outbreak despite US withdrawal

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday it can fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo despite the withdrawal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insisting: “We can cover it.”