The Guardian – US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported

The US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday.

Axios – E-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk, study finds

Chemicals used to flavor electronic cigarettes can damage cells that line blood vessels and may pose a risk to a user’s heart in the long term, according to a study published Monday.

Healio – Frequent energy drink consumption may be harmful to heart

Continual consumption of energy drinks was associated with significantly prolonged corrected QT intervals and higher BP rates, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

NPR – Snakebites and kissing bugs among surprise items on World Health agenda

From royalty to kissing bugs and sexual rights to snakebites, the 72nd World Health Assembly offered some unexpected moments and decisions.

CNN – New Jersey Health Department is investigating a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases

The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating 22 Legionnaires’ disease cases in Union County, the department said in a news release.