Report: Harmful gas levels in Lumber Liquidators flooring

NEW YORK (AP) — A national retailer sold Chinese-made flooring that emits hazardous levels of formaldehyde, a federal investigation found.

The laminate flooring was sold by Lumber Liquidators until last May,...

100 Ursinus College students report stomach ailment symptoms

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania college has closed its cafeteria and snack bar following 100 students reporting symptoms of a stomach infection.

Ursinus College says 100 students had reported...

Excise tax on medical marijuana sales proposed in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state senator from Northern California has introduced a bill that would impose a 15 percent tax on retail sales of medical marijuana.

Sen. Mike McGuire estimated that the excise...

Indiana U. investigating 2 Bloomington mumps cases

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University is investigating two confirmed cases of mumps on the Bloomington campus that so far appear unconnected.

The university said Wednesday the cases were identified two...

Babies' eye damage and Zika? Brazil study suggests a link

CHICAGO (AP) — The Zika virus might cause eye damage in small-headed infants born to women infected during pregnancy, a small study in Brazil suggests.

The study lacks hard proof of any link with Zika and...

Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

The Oregon Health Authority said Wednesday the woman contracted the virus outside the United States and has...

CDC confirms link between Zika, microcephaly in Brazilian babies who died

By: Erin Kelly, USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control has identified the Zika virus in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from microcephaly — the strongest link yet between the virus and the birth defect that has...

Mississippi Editorial Rdp

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:

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Feb. 9

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on telemedicine in the state:

The respected online political blog, Politico, released an...