CBS News – Depression, anxiety, suicide increase in teens and young adults, study finds

More American teens and young adults appear to be struggling with mental health issues, and experts believe a number of cultural trends may help explain why.

The Washington Post – U.S. hopes to send more experts to Congo as Ebola outbreak rages

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hopes to send experts to Congo in the next few weeks to train international and local personnel in the fight against a raging Ebola outbreak that has killed nearly 600 people and is far from under control, the CDC director said Thursday in an interview.

Voice of America – Study: C-sections 50 times more deadly in Africa

The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, researchers said Friday.

The New York Times – With measles outbreaks on the rise, a concern over the connection to air travel

A record 81 U.S. flights were investigated in 2018 for carrying at least one person contagious with the disease, which has had a large number of outbreaks this year.

Inside Philanthropy – Here and Now: Behind the rise in giving for university public health initiatives

In the higher education space, we’ve seen a corresponding spike in gifts earmarked for public health initiatives.