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Mesothelioma Cancer – A Deadly Disease for Maintenance Workers
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Mesothelioma Cancer – A Deadly Disease for Maintenance Workers

Mesothelioma Cancer – Common Maintenance Worker Exposure Mesothelioma Cancer is аn extremely fаtаl form of саnсеr thаt іѕ саught by соmіng іn соntасt with аѕbеѕtоѕ. This item wаѕ wіdеlу used to mаnufасturе old buіldіngѕ. Maintenance workers that are соnѕtаntlу іn thе inner раrtѕ оf thеѕе buіldіngѕ can and do come іn contact wіth this ѕubѕtаnсе....

A Call for Global Asbestos Ban
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A Call for Global Asbestos Ban

Is this time to call for Global Asbestos Ban? So many реорlе still bеlіеvе asbestos is a thing of the раѕt. It wаѕ used in соnѕtruсtіоn аnd vаrіоuѕ рrоduсtѕ for centuries, аnd соuntlеѕѕ іndіvіduаlѕ believe now that іtѕ dangers аrе known, thе tоxіn has bееn bаnnеd. Sadly, thаt соuldn’t bе furthеr frоm the truth. Nоt...

Trades or Occupation Exposed to Asbestos
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Trades or Occupation Exposed to Asbestos

Trades or Occupations Exposed to Asbestos can be tricky to understand. If your trade or occupation is related to some of the occupations listed below, it is likely that you were exposed to asbestos throughout your career. Additionally, if you were a family member of someone with one of these occupations exposed to asbestos, you...

6 Unnoticed Asbestos Household Items in 2018
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6 Unnoticed Asbestos Household Items in 2018

Do you know, asbestos household items are found in the house of many families around the world? Asbestos household items are present in many homes throughout the United States. Asbestos poses a risk when it becomes friable, meaning it can be broken or crumble easily. Asbestos was commonly added to many home building materials before...

Knowing the Hazards of Asbestos and its Prevention
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Knowing the Hazards of Asbestos and its Prevention

Want to know more about the Hazards of Asbestos? Asbestos is a chronic respiratory condition. The inhaled fibers irritate the lung tissues and cause scarring. Symptoms include shortness of breath and a crackling sound in the lungs when inhaling. The disease is disabling and usually fatal. Workers who have renovated or demolished buildings containing asbestos...

Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018
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Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018

Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018 Researchers determined that smoking and asbestos exposure collectively can increase the risk of asbestos-related diseases up to 90 percent in some cases while having little or no causal effect on other diseases. Both smoking and asbestos irritate the lungs. Smoking is a well-known trigger for lung cancer....

5 Places Where You Can Find Asbestos in 2018
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5 Places Where You Can Find Asbestos in 2018

5 Places Where You Can Find Asbestos in 2018 Every year, deadly diseases produced by asbestos exposure such as mesothelioma and asbestosis are responsible for hundreds of deaths. For this reason, regular campaigns against mesothelioma are made, focusing on preventing asbestos exposure, banning it, enforcing regulations, and strengthening national and international partnerships. Speaking with a...

October 26, 2018October 26, 2018by
 Asbestos Popcorn Ceilings: Are they Safe?
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 Asbestos Popcorn Ceilings: Are they Safe?

So the big question, Asbestos Popcorn ceilings: Are they safe? Back in the 1950’s and 1980’s there was a special type of ceiling that was in the form of a spray on texture type; popcorn ceiling. This style made it easy for contractors to hide unwanted blemishes quickly. Sadly, during this time span there was...

August 10, 2018August 10, 2018by
Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for
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Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for

Pleural Mesothelioma Symptoms to Look Out for Mesothelioma cancer is not a normal or common illness. It is primarily a serious illness that is caused by asbestos exposure. Currently, there is no cure for this disease, yet specialists suggest that if earlier treatments start, there is a much better chance of an extended mesothelioma survival...

July 22, 2018July 22, 2018by
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma So, what is mesothelioma? Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a very aggressive and almost always fatal type of cancer caused by exposure to Asbestos. Approximately 3000 Americans are diagnosed with this terrible disease each year. Because malignant pleural mesothelioma is caused by exposure to Asbestos, it was believed that the occurrence of this disease...

October 12, 2017October 12, 2017by