Wall Street Journal – FDA plans multifaceted response to opioid-abuse epidemic

The Food and Drug Administration plans new steps to combat the abuse of opioid painkillers, ranging from new dosage forms to small-quantity packaging and new research requirements on drug makers.

The Guardian – Nearly half of all children with cancer go undiagnosed and untreated

Almost half of children with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated, according to a new global study.

The Hill – Measles outbreaks lead states to reconsider vaccine exemptions

Measles outbreaks across the nation are prompting state lawmakers to consider eliminating vaccination exemptions for religious and personal beliefs that have been claimed by the parents of some children.

Science Magazine – Insomnia tied to depression, cardiovascular disease

Insomnia, often blamed on stress or bad sleep habits, may instead be closely linked to depression, heart disease, and other physiological disorders, a pair of deep dives into the human genome now reveals.

Washington Post – An iceberg twice the size of New York City is about to break off of Antarctica

A chasm and a crack on the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica are creeping closer and closer to one another, and when the two finally meet, a slab of ice twice the size of New York City will break away and float out to sea.