CNN – FDA proposes new fluoride standards for bottled water, but some say it’s still to high

The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing a lower concentration level standard for fluoride in bottled water, yet some scientists and environmental groups believe that the proposed limit is still too high and poses a danger to human health.

The Guardian – Canada warming at twice the global rate, climate report finds

Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, a landmark government report has found, warning that drastic action is the only way to avoid catastrophic outcomes.

NPR – Hospitals look to nursing homes to help stop drug-resistant infections

Hospitals and nursing homes in California and Illinois are testing a surprisingly simple strategy to stop the dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs that kill thousands of people each year: washing patients with a special soap.

The New York Times – Cholera is spreading in Mozambique, and it’s far from the only health threat

A wide swath of Mozambique devastated by Cyclone Idai two weeks ago is now at a tipping point, humanitarian agencies said on Tuesday.

Kaiser Health News – Finding homeless patients a place to heal

After they amputated the second toe on John Trumbla’s right foot last summer, doctors sent him to a nursing home because he still needed medical care — but not necessarily a hospital bed.