The New York Times – Two top medical groups call for soda taxes and advertising curbs on sugary drinks

Two of the country’s leading medical groups on Monday issued a call to arms against the soda industry, urging legislators and policymakers to embrace taxes, warning labels and advertising restrictions to deter young people from consuming the sugary beverages that are increasingly linked to the nation’s crisis of obesity and chronic disease.

U.S. News & World Report – America’s Healthiest Community: Douglas County

The Colorado county south of Denver has leveraged its natural resources to land at No. 1 in U.S. News’ annual Healthiest Communities rankings.

The Guardian – ‘Yet another killer for children left starved by war’: cholera grips Yemen

Yemen is seeing a sharp spike in the number of suspected cholera cases this year, with 1,000 children a day infected in the last two weeks alone, agencies said.

NPR – Nappuccinos to weekend z’s: Strategize to catch up on lost sleep

There are lots of reasons why many of us don’t get the recommended seven hours or more of sleep each night. Travel schedules, work deadlines, TV bingeing and — a big one — having young children all take a toll.

Politico – In shift, Trump administration backs judge’s ruling that would kill Obamacare

The Trump administration on Monday said it supports a federal judge’s ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be thrown out, signaling a shift in the Justice Department’s position and alarming Democrats who vowed to oppose the move.