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  • Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears - Each summer, as Lauren Rutkowski and her husband Joel await the arrival of energized, sun-kissed children for their seven-week camp, the couple surveys the canoes and paddleboards, the arts and crafts, the food menus -- and every camper's vaccination records.
  • Richer countries have less faith in vaccines, survey finds - People in high-income countries have the lowest confidence in vaccines, with about 20% of those in Europe either disagreeing or being unsure of whether vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey.
  • Traveling to Europe? Make sure your measles vaccination is up to date - Measles is not the souvenir you want to bring back from your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Europe this summer, but there's an increasing likelihood that could happen if your vaccinations are not up to date.
  • New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines - New York is requiring all schoolchildren to be vaccinated, even if parents have religious objections.
  • Pharmacy tests turn up another cancer-causing compound in heart drugs - Tests by an online pharmacy turned up another cancer-causing compound in heart medications, and these drugs haven't been recalled.
  • India to overtake China as the world's most populous country: UN - India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country in less than a decade, according to a new United Nations report.
  • Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows - Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
  • Uganda tightens border, bans gatherings as second Ebola death confirmed - Ugandan authorities beefed up border controls and banned public gatherings in the region affected by Ebola Thursday, confirming a second death after the disease was first detected in the country this week.
  • Planned Parenthood is building a clinic in Alabama in the face of a near-total ban on abortions - Planned Parenthood has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art woman's clinic in Alabama despite a looming near-total ban on abortions.
  • Teen survives 10-inch knife lodged in face: 'It could have been the end of me' - When Dr. Koji Ebersole laid eyes on the boy whose face was impaled on a 10-inch knife, the neurosurgeon thought, "here we go again."
  • Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move - Facebook is no longer just a place to connect with former high school buddies; the social media giant now wants to make it easier for you to connect with blood banks, too.
  • Your Facebook profile can indicate if you have a medical condition, a study finds - Your social media could reveal a lot more about you than you think.
  • Boston schools will offer free menstrual supplies for students starting this fall - For many female students when they get their period, this is the reality: Lacking access to a pad or a tampon, they go home.
  • Injuries from cosmetics send 4,300 children to ERs every year - Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands -- especially those of the very young -- these products can be harmful, or even deadly. More than 64,000 kids younger than 5 years old had a cosmetic-related injury between 2002 and 2016, according to estimates in a study published Monday in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.
  • Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life, study suggests - Mounting evidence continues to suggest that eating too much red meat -- such as bacon and hot dogs -- is linked with health problems.