The Washington Post – ACA linked to reduced racial disparities, earlier diagnosis and treatment in cancer care

New research backs up earlier data showing the law increased access to care.

The New York Times – How much does your education level affect your health?

Some clever studies have teased out causal effects by taking advantage of natural experiments.

The Guardian – Science institute that advised EU and UN ‘actually industry lobby group’

An institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a peer-reviewed study.

ABC News – LAPD officers being treated for typhoid fever, typhus-like symptoms

At least one officer with the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes typhoid fever, Salmonella typhi, and another one is showing typhus-like symptoms, the police department announced on Thursday.

Forbes – Latest news about the measles outbreak, international travel, and preventative measures

With summer travel just beginning to destinations worldwide, some wonder what’s being done to prevent measles outbreaks from accelerating in the United States.