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Asbestos: From Miracle Material to Carcinogen

Research has shown that asbestos exposure often leads to many life-threatening diseases, including Mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. But before the deadly properties of asbestos were discovered, it was actually a revolutionary substance. The information below will help you get a more comprehensive picture of what exactly this complex substance is and what it does. What Is Asbestos?...

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Tornado Devastation Exposes Asbestos in Older Buildings

The dangers of asbestos are so widely known these days that most people are unaware how prevalent asbestos still is in our lives. The recent tornadoes ravaging the Midwest, however, have brought asbestos into the spotlight again, as many of the older buildings that were demolished were built with asbestos. Until the late 1970s, asbestos was used in a number of building components, from...

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International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

This International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma will be held in Washington, DC on June 23-25, 2010. This symposium is designed to inform and enrich the entire mesothelioma community, from doctors, to patients and their families, to advocates, to caregivers. During the symposium, attendees can attend such talks as “Advocacy 101: What to say and how to say it”, attend a legal panel, and...

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