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Asbestos Industry Pushes Bill That Would Take Away Victim Rights

Insurance companies and the asbestos industry are trying to push a bill through Congress that would take away rights of victims of asbestos disease. Exposure to asbestos has killed hundreds of thousands of American workers, and kills thousands more every year. Read the editorial in Huffington Post written by president […]

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Mesothelioma Found in Areas with Naturally Occurring Asbestos

A New York Times article reported on a scientist’s findings of ‘troubling patterns of mesothelioma’ in areas with naturally occurring asbestos deposits. Two Nevada geologists found evidence of ‘a landscape filled with asbestos.’ Based on that concern, they reached out to asbestos-related disease experts. The state of Nevada refused to […]

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Human Safety Takes a Back Seat to Asbestos Profits in India

The World Health Organization, the International Labor Organization, virtually all of the world’s medical community and the credible scientific community have declared for years that no level of asbestos exposure is safe for humans. We’ve known for decades that asbestos exposure is the only cause of malignant mesothelioma, a horrible […]

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New study shows mesothelioma patients benefit from pre-surgery radiation

A recent study indicates that patients with malignant mesothelioma who have pre-surgery radiation treatments have a greatly improved survival rate after the surgery. While the treatment of mesothelioma remains extremely challenging, and the prognosis remains difficult to predict, this treatment option provides hope of improving quality of life for years […]

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Russian City Still Mining Tons of Asbestos

It’s hard to believe that in 2013, a city in Russia is still mining asbestos at maximum capacity. Considering the amount of scientific knowledge that Russia has, this is a testament to the power of the asbestos industry. Not only is the mine operating at a high rate, but the […]

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National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds of Asbestos Dangers

As a result of the US Senate unanimously passing Senate Resolution 66, the first week of April will be known as National Asbestos Awareness Week. Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) sponsored the resolution, with the intention of highlighting April 1st – 7th, 2013, for the purpose of reminding the public about […]

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Cancer Related Medical Costs Expected to Rise

The American Journal of Managed Care published the results of a study concluding that there will be an increased number of people treated for cancer in the next decade, and that the related medical expenses will increase dramatically, even doubling in some areas. This will have a effect on people […]

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Asbestos Exposure Affects Children Living Near Asbestos Mines

Researchers in Australia are reporting that children who lived in an asbestos mining town decades ago are suffering greatly increased rates of malignant mesothelioma and other cancers and health conditions in adulthood. The town is Wittenoom, in Western Australia, where crocidolite (also known as “blue asbestos”) was mined from the […]

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Joint Policy Committee Calls for Asbestos Ban

The Joint Policy Committee of the Societies of Epidemiology has issued a statement calling for a complete ban on the mining, export and use of asbestos. More than one hundred scientific, epidemiology and public health organizations have endorsed the statement. Unfortunately, despite the overwhelming knowledge in the medical and scientific […]

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How Small Is Asbestos?

Asbestos fibers are tiny, so small that individual fibers cannot be seen by the naked eye. For asbestos fibers to be visible to the human eye, there must be thousands or even millions of fibers in the air. This typically happens in industrial environments, for example when a drywall worker […]

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