Toxic Exposure

World Lung Cancer Day 2022

World Lung Cancer Day 2022 Today is World Lung Cancer Day. Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer not counting skin cancer. It is second to prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women. It is estimated that there will be 236,740 new cases of lung cancer and 130,10 deaths from […]

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Compensation

Chemicals in Drinking Water | Goldberg, Persky, and White P.C.

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Compensation People stationed at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune could be entitled to compensation. The base’s water supply was contaminated with volatile organic compounds including trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), vinyl chloride, benzene, and other contaminants. Chemicals were found in the water supply in 1982 after a dry-cleaning business that […]

Has Asbestos Bioaccumulation Contaminated Our Food?

Has Asbestos Bioaccumulation Contaminated Our Food?

Has Asbestos Bioaccumulation Contaminated Our Food? In the late 1980s, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) banned all new uses of asbestos because it was proven to be a human carcinogen. Asbestos has been found in industrial products, homes, buildings, consumer products, cosmetics, etc. There is even concern that asbestos may have contaminated the food […]

Natural Gas in the Home Contains Carcinogens like Benzene

Natural Gas in the Home Contains Carcinogens like Benzene When people use natural gas in their homes, they are exposing themselves to harmful carcinogens. It was also found that there are inconsistent levels of odorants in natural gas, making it harder to tell if there is a leak in the home. The study was published […]

National Cancer Survivors Month 2022

National Cancer Survivors Month 2022 June is National Cancer Survivors Month. It is a celebration of people and families of people who survive cancer. It is a great way to inspire those recently diagnosed with cancer by letting them know that they have a chance of survival after a cancer diagnosis. It is also a […]

Sunscreens With Benzene and the FDA

Sunscreens With Benzene and the FDA

Sunscreens With Benzene and the FDA Medical studies have proven that unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause damage to the skin and immune system. It is also a leading cause of skin cancer. Most people rely on a skin protectant like sunscreen when they expect to be exposed to the hot sun. […]

OSHA and Toxic Exposures in the Workplace

Toxic Workplace Exposure

OSHA and Toxic Exposures in the Workplace Workers in the United States are exposed to hazardous chemicals and toxins daily. These hazards, if not handled safely, can cause health problems ranging from minor irritations, allergies, and illnesses to severe neurological damage, cancer, and even death. All employees have the right to work in a safe […]

Johnson & Johnson Shareholders Vote to Continue Selling Asbestos Contaminated Baby Powder

Talcum Powder | Goldberg, Persky, and White P.C.

Johnson & Johnson Shareholders Vote to Continue Selling Asbestos Contaminated Baby Powder Shareholders rejected a proposal asking Johnson & Johnson to stop selling its talc-based baby powder.  The proposal needed a majority vote but failed to receive one at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders. Ending sales of the product was one of 14 issues […]

Myeloma Action Month 2022

Myeloma Action Month 2022 March is Myeloma Action Month. It is a month to bring people together to find ways to help people with myeloma. Myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells, which are cells found in the bone marrow. They are one of many important parts of the immune system. The immune system is […]

Asbestos Abatement Can Help Prevent Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer

Asbestos Exposure Risk

Asbestos Abatement Can Help Prevent Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Finding asbestos in the home can be quite scary because it can cause mesothelioma, lung, throat, esophageal, and colorectal cancers. Once encountering asbestos, it is easy to disturb the hazardous material and inhale dangerous asbestos fibers. One way to prevent asbestos from being a danger to […]

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