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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 16, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

By Wayne Pratt

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The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.

Categories: Government, Health

AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 16, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Chancellor Regrets Uproar Over Prof. Salaita

By The Associated Press

University of Illinois Urbana Phyllis Wise told a committee of faculty leaders Monday that she regretted the uproar caused by the decision not hire a professor whose Twitter messages were considered by some to be anti-Semitic.


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 16, 2014

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

By Scott Neuman

Workers unload medical supplies from a USAID cargo plans in Liberia in August.

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Categories: Government, Health



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Presence Health Places Visitor Restrictions For Minors At 2 Hospitals

By Jim Meadows

Presence Health has initiated temporary visitors’ restrictions at its hospitals in Urbana and Danville, joining Carle in taking measures to to protect young patients from two viral outbreaks.

Categories: Health

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