The Washington Post – FDA rolls out vaping policy to make it harder for minors to buy flavored products

The Food and Drug Administration issued a much-anticipated policy on Wednesday that is designed to restrict how and where flavored e-cigarettes are sold — an effort to combat what the agency’s commissioner has called “an epidemic” of underage vaping.

Louisville Courier Journal – 44 deaths and rising: Kentucky’s hepatitis A outbreak claims another victim

Kentucky’s hepatitis A outbreak has claimed another victim, bringing the outbreak’s death toll to 44, according to the latest weekly state report posted Tuesday.

USA Today – LAX travelers may have been exposed to measles, Los Angeles health officials warn

People who traveled through Los Angeles International Airport last month might have been infected with measles, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Tuesday.

The Washington Post – This HIV pill saves lives. So why is it so hard to get in the Deep South?

In most of the Deep South, it is difficult for people at risk of contracting HIV to find the medication critical to protecting themselves from the virus that causes AIDS and ending the 38-year-old epidemic.

Bloomberg – Democracies top dictatorships for public health, new study finds

People lived longer in countries that became democracies from 1970 to 2015, and that system of government played a bigger role in public health than economic performance, according to a report published in The Lancet.