US News – Lawsuits pile up over Trump’s coal power plant emissions rule

Ten environmental and health groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its new carbon emissions rule that replaced the Obama-era Clean Power Plan.

NBC News – Nearly 200,000 Trans people have been exposed to conversion therapy, study says

Nearly 200,000 transgender people in the United States have been exposed to so-called conversion therapy at some point in their lives, according to a study published Thursday by the American Journal of Public Health.

Reuters – Furniture flame retardants may not stifle deadliest home fires

Targeting the flammability of smoking materials like cigarettes, pipes and cigars, rather than fireproofing all furniture with hazardous chemicals, may be a more effective way of reducing the most deadly residential fires, a U.S. study published in the American Journal of Public Health concludes.

The Washington Post – FDA’s proposed new cigarette warnings are scary

U.S. Food and Drug Administration released 13 unsettling cigarette health warnings images Thursday as part of a proposed rule that would require the graphic images to appear on all cigarette packaging.