The Hill – FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that states might “force the hand of the federal health agencies” if they continue to allow vaccine exemptions amid an ongoing measles outbreak.

CNN – Heart attacks are on the rise among young women, study shows

The risk of having a heart attack appears to be rising among young women, according to a new study, and researchers are trying to figure out why.

The Guardian – Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100

Cervical cancer could be effectively eliminated in most countries around the world by the end of the 21st century, according to research.

USA Today – Report: Doctors over-prescribed potent fentanyl painkillers to patients

As many as half the patients who were prescribed potent fentanyl painkillers designed for people battling cancer should not have received the drug from doctors, according to a study released Tuesday that sheds light on opioid oversight.

New York Post – Diabetics who eat nuts are less likely to develop heart disease

People with diabetes who regularly eat nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who rarely if ever, consume nuts, a US study suggests.