President Donald Trump signed an executive order to improve Medicare plans. The order will boost private Medicare Advantage plans, offer more affordable coverage, encourage the use of telehealth and bring payments for fee-for-service plans in line with Advantage. (CNBC

The Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into e-cigarette marketing. The FTC is asking six companies, Juul, R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company, NJOY, Nu Mark, Logic Technology Development and Fontem U.S., to compile reports of their marketing tactics from 2015 through 2018. (CNBC)

The number of deaths from the vaping-related lung illness has risen to 18. Health officials in Delaware and Alabama each confirmed one death from the illness. There are more than 800 confirmed and probable cases of the illness in the U.S. (Reuters)

Gilead has won approval for its preventive HIV drug. The Food and Drug Administration approved Descovy, a treatment that helps to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV. The drug has been approved as an HIV treatment. (Reuters)

The U.S. will maintain its measles-elimination status as the outbreak winds down, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The largest outbreaks in New York have ended, but health officials said they were not letting down their guard. (CNN)