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New York Times

Trump Plan Would Cut Back Health Care Protections for Transgender People
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it plans to roll back a rule issued by President Barack Obama that prevents doctors, hospitals and health insurance companies from discriminating against transgender people. Advocates said the change could ...
Trump admin plans to undo Obama-era health-care protections for transgender people: reportThe Hill

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Wall Street Journal

UK's National Health Service Is in Trouble
Wall Street Journal
Opposition politicians are calling for the Conservative government of Theresa May to pour in more money, with many saying the system is a victim of unnecessary austerity. But policy makers say the solution requires more than just additional funds ...



Food Safety News

Kentucky health officials respond aggressively to Hepatitis A
Food Safety News
Public health officials in Kentucky are responding agressively to a Hepatitis A outbreak, and Dr. Jeffrey Howard, acting director of the state health department issued a statement Friday saying it's still safe to travel to Kentucky. Howard mentioned ...
Department For Public Health: Three Dead In Kentucky From Hepati - LEX18.com | Continuous News and ...LEX18 Lexington KY News
Don't travel to Kentucky this summer without a hepatitis vaccine, Indiana officials warnThe Courier-Journal

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Sacramento Bee (blog)

Sacramento mayor calls on mental health workers to volunteer in black communities
Sacramento Bee (blog)
Earlier this month, Stacy Dossman stood at a podium in front of the Sacramento City Council and, her voice quivering, testified about her experience of raising an 18-year-old African American son. She did not know Stephon Clark, but she said she loved ...

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CNNMoney

How fruit juice got boxed out of the health craze - CNN Money
CNNMoney
Consumers have been scared off by juice's high calorie count and sugar content, and they've been lured away by beverages that offer health benefits or a caffeine boost. "

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Muscular Strength Tied to Brain Health
PsychCentral.com
A new study finds that muscular strength, measured by hand grip, is a significant indicator of brain health. This link was found to be consistently strong in both younger (under 55 years) and older people (over 55). Previous studies have only ...

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Texas Tribune

Fifth Texas health commission official out amid contracting woes
Texas Tribune
The shakeup over contract mismanagement at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission continued Friday with the resignation of another state official who oversees contracting. Ron Pigott, the agency's deputy executive commissioner for procurement ...
Top contract oversight official at Texas health agency resignsAustin American-Statesman

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WIRED

23andMe Wants You to Share Even More Health Data
WIRED
Since then, the consumer genetic testing company has turned tubes of spit into health reports for thousands of its customers. You can learn how your genes might predispose you to eight diseases with a well-known genetic component—things like Parkinson ...



PEOPLE.com

Avicii, struggling with health and fame, tried to walk away from it all two years before he died
Washington Post
It was a decision that shook the electronic dance world, and one Tim Bergling, then 27, did not take lightly. Before Bergling, the Swedish DJ and producer known as Avicii, announced his retirement from touring just five years after his 2011 song ...
Avicii Dead at 28: Inside the Superstar Deejay's Chronic Health StrugglesPEOPLE.com
Avicii's Health Struggles: A TimelineBillboard
What is pancreatitis? Popular DJ Avicii, 28, dies after years of health problemsYahoo Lifestyle
E! Online -Hollywood Life
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CNN

Fired Zimbabwe nurses offer free health care to public in protest
CNN
Chiwenga, Zimbabwe's former defense commander became Vice President December after he led the military pressure which forced Robert Mugabe's resignation in November, ending the dictator's 37-year grip on the southern African country. Rights groups ...

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