Associated Press — Atlanta OKs ban on smoking inside bars, restaurant, airport

Atlanta’s city council has approved a far-reaching ban on smoking and vaping in restaurants and bars — and inside one of the world’s busiest airports.

NPR — California’s first surgeon general spotlights health risks of childhood adversity

Those with the highest levels of chronic asthma were also living with significant adversity, such as growing up in a household where a parent was mentally ill, abusive or substance dependent.

HealthDay – Anti-vaccine movement a ‘man-made’ health crisis, scientists warn

The anti-vaccination movement is now a global crisis, an international panel of scientists say, and everyone must do more to combat it.

Daily News — E-cigarettes may damage brain stem cells: study

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside found that e-cigarettes produce a stress response in neural stem cells, researchers at the University of California at Riverside reported in a study published in the interdisciplinary open-access journal iScience.

CNN — A dozen cases of MRSA confirmed in Pittsburgh hospital NICU

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children’s Hospital confirmed on Monday 12 cases of a drug-resistant staph infection in its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a statement from the hospital.