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CDC: Cancer Risk From Flooring 3 Times What We Thought

Lumber Liquidators' stock dives after revised CDC report on formaldehyde levels

(Newser) - A certain type of laminate flooring made by Lumber Liquidators may up the risk of cancer, and the company's stocks are taking a beating, CNNMoney reports. Shares fell by up to 24% Monday morning, per Bloomberg and Reuters , after the CDC issued a revised report that found health effects... More »

Autism Linked to Household Vinyl Flooring

(Newser) - Vinyl flooring has been linked to the development of autism in children, Scientific American reports. A joint US/Swedish study looking into the effects of household contaminants stumbled upon the result, which the researchers and others stressed was preliminary. It “turned up virtually by accident,” said one scientist. He... More »

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