Dec 21, 2016

Mumps outbreak hits Arkansas Marshallese population hard

An outbreak of mumps has hit a community of Marshall Islanders in northwest Arkansas particularly hard, according to health officials. Marshallese people accounted for about 60 percent of the state’s 2,220 reported cases as of Friday. The outbreak started in August, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ...

Sep 4, 2016

Earthquake shakes swath of Midwest from Nebraska to Texas

A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma’s key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Illinois to the southwest part of Texas on Saturday, bringing fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground. The United States Geological Survey ...