ABC News -Secondhand smoke still a problem for Americans: CDC

Fifty-eight million Americans are still exposed to secondhand smoke, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

NBC News – Nine more sickened in E. coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce, CDC says

The number sickened in an E.coli outbreak involving romaine lettuce has grown to 52. “If the romaine lettuce is not labeled, do not buy, serve, sell, or eat it,” the CDC said.

Associated Press – Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.

The Hill – 41 percent of adults don’t plan to get flu shot despite last year’s deadly season

More than 40 percent of American adults have not received a flu shot this year and don’t plan to do so, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

Reuters – Trump targets pair of Obama-era green rules to boost oil, coal

The Trump administration took aim at two Obama-era environmental policies on Thursday to boost the oil and coal industries, proposing to open up a bird’s wildlife habitat to drilling and mining and remove hurdles to new coal-fired power plant construction.