CNN — Bangladesh hit by worst Dengue outbreak on record

More than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, the majority of whom are children, have been diagnosed with dengue in the last 24 hours, amid the country’s worst outbreak on record, a senior health ministry official said Tuesday.

New York Times — The challenge of diagnosing Lyme disease

Lyme disease is on the rise. The 30,000 cases reported annually to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by state health departments represent only a fraction of the cases diagnosed and treated around the country.

NPR — Irritating compounds discovered in ‘vape juice’

But researchers analyzing the liquid and the vapor produced when it’s heated say some kinds of e-liquids are reacting to form irritating chemicals called acetals while they’re sitting on shelves.

The Guardian — Families seek answers for US rise in childhood cancers

Parents whose children have died from cancer are teaming up with scientists to study any correlations between toxicants and illness.

Associated Press — Trump administration tightens opioid prescriptions for feds

The government’s employee health plan will tighten its rules for covering prescription opioid painkillers starting this fall, the Trump administration said Monday.