Associated Press — Cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas U.S. drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday.

The Hill — Doctors urge Congress to look into flu spreading amid ‘poor conditions’ at migrant facilities The doctors from Harvard and Johns Hopkins University are asking Congress to look into “poor conditions” that “may be amplifying the spread of influenza and other infectious diseases”.

Politico — Politico Pro: Former FDA Commissioner: Juul Vapors Are Designed To Hook New Smokers The e-cigarette product’s unique design helps mask the harsh taste of nicotine that might otherwise make tobacco unappealing to new users such as the millions of teens vaping today, wrote Kessler, who led the FDA when it probed tobacco companies on nicotine addiction 25 years ago.

Washington Post — Health officials try new tactics against measles outbreaks As Latino players and fans showed up for a weekend tournament, Spanish-speaking health teams offered free vaccines to players and spectators, explaining the outbreak in predominantly Orthodox Jewish communities had spread in recent weeks and sickened some Latino adults.

Wall Street Journal —938 New York City classrooms tested positive for lead In a round of inspections starting in June, contractors found lead in deteriorating paint in 938 public-school classrooms for children under 6 years old in 302 buildings, according to new Department of Education data.