It’s likely that most cancer experts would predict that rates of mesothelioma would be highest in the states that are historically highly-industrial or perhaps where coal mining has long been a profession of choice for generations of individuals.
In a Washington State court this week, a jury found in favor of a heavy equipment operator’s survivors, granting the heirs an $81.5 million settlement in an asbestos suit awarded unanimously declaring that auto parts makers NAPA and Genuine Parts … Continued
A preliminary study has shown that a drug for relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis may be able to help those suffering from malignant pleural mesothelioma. The drug, FTY720 or fingolimod, is derived from a fungus known as Iscaria Sinclairii, and it has … Continued
Both local officials and area residents are concerned that a large EPA-led asbestos clean-up project at the Pillsbury Mills site in Springfield, Illinois is going to have to cease later this month, the result of a federal budget impasse that … Continued
A contractor who was installing state-funded security cameras at a high school in West Haven, Connecticut disturbs asbestos materials during the installation. Nor did they complete an inspection before the work began, prompting concerns from parents and staff members at … Continued
A new study for which results were profiled in the March 30 edition of the journal Cancer Cell demonstrates that high doses of vitamin C were well-tolerated in lung and brain cancer patient trials, which aimed to show that adding … Continued
Even today, decades after most uses of asbestos in the U.S. were suspended, we’re still warned to “watch out” for the toxic material. But chances are few of us really know what to watch out for or how to identify … Continued
Individuals who purchased houses many years ago in North Ridge Estates near Klamath Falls, Oregon were excited about their beautiful new homes. That was until the first spring thaw, when asbestos-containing materials buried under the soil started emerging from the … Continued