The New York Times – Trump expected to announce plan to stop spread of H.I.V. in the U.S. by 2030

President Trump is expected to announce in his State of the Union speech a national commitment to end transmission of the virus that causes AIDS, with a goal of stopping its spread in this country by 2030.

The Hill – EPA nominee Andrew Wheeler is a risk to public health

Wheeler has steadily moved to make the environment less safe while increasing risks to our health.

The Washington Post – So far, the deadly fentanyl epidemic hasn’t hit California. Here’s why.

Ever since the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl started showing up in the U.S. illicit drug supply eight years ago, experts have surmised that drug traffickers were using the inexpensive white powder to boost the potency of heroin, sometimes adding too much and inadvertently killing their customers.

U.S. News & World Report – Only 5 percent of adolescents meet sleep, exercise, screen time guidelines

A new study found that a majority of kids are spending too little time sleeping and exercising and too much time on electronics.

WTOP – 10 countries with the most well-developed public health care systems

The survey is based on a study that surveyed more than 20,000 global citizens from four regions to assess perceptions of 80 countries on 75 different metrics.