Kaiser Health News — How #MeToo is changing sex ed policies — Even in red states
The 2019 state legislative season is producing a bumper crop of sex education bills across the U.S., with at least 79 bills introduced in the legislatures of 32 states and the District of Columbia, according to a recent report by the Guttmacher Institute.

NPR — No safe drinking water on reservation leaves thousands improvising
The Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Central Oregon has been without safe drinking water all summer, and some people have no running water at all. In May, a burst pipe led to a cascade of infrastructure failures. That leaves around 4,000 people improvising for survival.

Inside Higher Ed — Study: College presidents prioritizing student mental health
More than 80 percent of top university executives say that mental health is more of a priority on campus than it was three years ago, according to a new report from the American Council on Education.

The Guardian — Life on thin ice: Mental health at the heart of the climate crisis
Greenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving their dissolving world, the crisis is personal, and dangerous.

CDC — West Nile virus continues to be a problem in U.S.
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study finds that severe cases of West Nile virus are becoming more common. There were more than 2,600 cases of the mosquito-borne disease in 2018, the highest number since 2012.

Modern Healthcare — Title X family planning clinics must show they’re not giving abortion referrals
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday outlined how Title X family planning grantees can show they’re following new federal rules aimed at curbing abortion referrals — the first step to the Trump administration’s major overhaul of the program.

The New York Times — In echo of Flint lead crisis, Newark offers bottled water
On Sunday — two days after a scathing letter from the Environmental Protection Agency raised concerns about the safety of the city’s drinking water — officials said they would start offering bottled water to residents.

The Columbus Dispatch — Half-a-million years of Ohioans’ life expectancy lost to gun deaths
The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health found that nearly 500,000 years of life have been lost over the past decade from firearm fatalities.