STAT – Trump administration unveils drug strategy document after lengthy delay

The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a strategic planning document two years in the making: the National Drug Control Strategy, traditionally a wide-ranging annual report that outlines the government’s approach to policing illegal drugs, reducing drug demand, and treating addiction.

NPR – Survey finds higher risk of stroke among e-cigarette users

The use of e-cigarettes is associated with an increased risk of heart attack, heart disease and stroke, according to research that is scheduled to be presented Feb. 6 at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in Honolulu.

Associated Press – Why Congo’s Ebola outbreak still going strong

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo, the second deadliest in history, marks six months on Friday and is moving toward the major border city of Goma, a development that would greatly complicate any hope of stopping the virus’ spread in the unstable region.

Medical Xpress – Study: Many small kids in US are using too much toothpaste

Too many young kids are using too much toothpaste, increasing their risk of streaky or splotchy teeth when they get older, according to a government survey released Thursday.

The Hill – Public health programs are working to address drugs at the border — a wall won’t help

Programa Compañeros case managers offer the people they work with strategies on how to adhere to medications, monitor their overall health status and seek medical care.