Wall Street Journal — High rates of HIV strike Pakistani children
When a doctor in southeastern Pakistan sounded alarm bells in April about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization said, was unprecedented.

NPR — California’s budget proposal would expand health care to some undocumented immigrants
California lawmakers are poised to offer low-income young adults living in the country illegally access to full health benefits, putting the state on track to become the first in the country to expand its insurance program to all working poor under the age of 26 regardless of immigration status.

Los Angeles Times — Beverly Hills restricts tobacco sales
Beverly Hills has passed what experts say is the most restrictive tobacco ban in the nation, barring the sale of virtually all nicotine products and setting the stage for similar laws in other cities.

Washington Post — NY State pushes to legalize sex work
New York State would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work.

New York Times — Judicial ruling surrounding stem cells
In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat.

CBS News – Vaping device maker Juul pledges $7.5 million to research impact of e-cigarettes
A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker Juul Labs.