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Different Treatment Options for Mesothelioma

Different Treatment Options for Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare cancer with limited treatment options. It is usually diagnosed at a late stage, making the cancer hard to treat.  Once people inhale asbestos fibers, the fibers cannot be broken down or removed by the body. The fibers then cause DNA changes in the body, turning them […]

Weirton Steel Mill

Weirton Steel Mill Weirton Steel was founded by Ernest Weir in 1909. He originally started at U.S. Steel and ended up as a general manager of the Monessen tin plate mill, but in 1905, he left to buy a tin plate mill in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He expanded his operation to Holiday’s Cove, which was […]

Mesothelioma Awareness Month 2022

Mesothelioma Awareness Month 2022 September is Mesothelioma Awareness Month. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the mesothelium, which is a thin membrane that lines different areas of the body. The four types of mesothelioma include: pleural, peritoneal, pericardial, and vaginalis testis which affect the linings of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and testicles respectively. There are […]

How Long Does Asbestos Remain in The Air?

How Long Does Asbestos Remain in The Air?

How Long Does Asbestos Remain in The Air? Asbestos is a naturally earth-formed fibrous, silicate mineral found in rocks and soil. Asbestos is odorless, insoluble, heat, and fire-resistant. Despite its strength and thermal resistance, asbestos can become brittle and break down into microscopic, glass-like particles that can become airborne. Once airborne, humans can inhale these […]

Johnson & Johnson Stopping Worldwide Talc Based Baby Powder Sales

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Johnson & Johnson Stopping Worldwide Talc Based Baby Powder Sales Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of all talc-based baby powders around the world in 2023. It has previously stopped selling the baby powder product in the United States and Canada in 2020. Many lawsuits have been filed against the company due to the talc-based […]

Asbestos Duct Wrap

Asbestos Duct Wrap

Asbestos Duct Wrap Asbestos was a popular building material in which its unique fibrous structure made it ideal for insulation and fireproofing. Most buildings and homes built before the 1980s contain asbestos insulation in the walls and attic. HVAC system ductwork, registers, and pipe systems may have been wrapped with asbestos duct wrap. It was not […]

Researchers are Looking at Brain Healing Times of Football Players and Other Athletes

Researchers are Looking at Brain Healing Times of Football Players and Other Athletes Research is trying to find why it takes so long for brains to heal after playing football. Researchers are looking at brains of people who played professional football and are trying to find why brains are working overtime to try to heal […]

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Care For Your Mental Health After A Mesothelioma Diagnosis Mesothelioma is a debilitating, aggressive cancer brought about by asbestos exposure. When asbestos breaks apart, the needle-like fibers become airborne and can be inhaled or swallowed. Fibers embed themselves in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, or testicles and can remain there for years aggravating […]

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 […]

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