NBC News — Climate change, oxygen and biodiversity: Amazon rainforest fires leave plenty at stake

Record fires sweeping across the Amazon this month are bringing renewed scrutiny to Brazil’s deforestation policy and have environmental researchers and conservationists worried that the blazes will only aggravate the climate change crisis.

Health Day News – 1 in 8 teen girls has faced ‘reproductive coercion’

A staggering number of teen girls are experiencing an insidious form of relationship abuse: reproductive coercion.

Associated Press – Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds

A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, suggesting it could be a good way to help prevent heart problems especially in poor countries

The New York Times – Zika was soaring across Cuba. Few outside the country knew.

A previously unknown outbreak of the Zika virus swept across Cuba in 2017, a year after the global health emergency was declared over, scientists reported on Thursday.