NPR – As meth use surges, first responders struggle to help those in crisis

Across the country, overdose deaths involving methamphetamine doubled from 2010 to 2014.

Vox – Teen girls are now poisoning themselves at alarming rates. There are ways to help.

In teen suicide data, deaths are rare but just the tip of the iceberg.

Gizmodo – Sleep drugs like Ambien will get a new FDA warning about potentially fatal side effects

The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause.

CNN – FDA allows sale of new electronic tobacco product

An electronic tobacco device may now hit the US market after getting a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Tuesday.

The Guardian – Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds

Breastfeeding can cut the chances of a child becoming obese by up to 25%, according to a major study involving 16 countries.