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Mesothelioma: The Case of Palatka, Florida

Palatka, Florida - History The city of Palatka is the county seat of Putnam County, Florida. The city is located on the banks of the St. Johns River. Initially the area was inhabited by the Muscogee and Seminole tribes who…

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Asbestos Cancer

Asbestos cancers Asbestos cancer is any cancer related to asbestos exposure. Asbestos cancer is caused by the inhaling and/or swallowing of asbestos fibers in large quantities over time. Most people believe that the only forms of asbestos cancers are mesothelioma…

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Mesothelioma misdiagnosis

Mesothelioma misdiagnosis is not uncommon. These occur when doctors without experience with mesothelioma deal with a patient with the illness. The main problems with misdiagnosis is it delays treatment and access to clinical trials and has a negative impact on…

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Asbestos Facts and Statistics

This article discusses basic asbestos facts and statistics. It also discusses general asbestos exposure facts and history. Asbestos Facts and Statistics Asbestos becomes a potential risk when asbestos fibers are airborne and breathed into the lungs Asbestos fibers are released…

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Asbestosis Facts

Asbestosis Facts: Realities This article discusses basic asbestosis facts on preventative measures, compensation and symptoms. The long term lung disease asbestosis is caused by prolonged asbestos exposure. Asbestos materials affect individuals once disturbed. Disturbance is the form of cutting, sawing,…

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Mesothelioma v. Asbestosis

Mesothelioma v. Asbestosis Asbestosis is caused by exposure to asbestos over a long period of time. It develops due to scarring from asbestos fibers in the alveoli. The alveoli are tiny air sacs in the lungs. Mesothelioma is a cancer…

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Asbestos Facts

Asbestos facts The use of asbestos was stopped in the U.S. in the late 1970s Asbestos has had a negative impact of lives in the U.S. during the last 30 years Asbestos is still found throughout the U.S mainly in…

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