Washington Examiner Trump to ask for ‘substantial new resources’ to fight HIV

Dr. Brett Giroir, the assistant secretary for health, told an audience at the American Public Health Association meeting Wednesday that the president’s budget would request more funding for agencies in order to tackle HIV.

CNN On Capitol Hill, new calls for rapid action on climate change

President Donald Trump did not mention climate change or any efforts to help the environment during his State of the Union address Tuesday, but members of the US House of Representatives held two hearings Wednesday on Capitol Hill to take a closer look at the threat of climate change.

Times – Having more education won’t slow the effects of dementia, new study says

Researchers found that education may not be as important in combating cognitive decline and dementia as they once thought.

New York Times – Safe injection site for opioid users faces trump administration crackdown

A Philadelphia group was set to open the facility to help prevent overdose deaths. But the Justice Department says it would “normalize” the use of deadly drugs.

The Guardian – Suicide rates falling around the world, study says

Suicides have fallen globally by more than a third since 1990, according to a far-reaching analysis that highlights profound differences in the number of men and women taking their own lives.