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The Risk of Asbestos Exposure

There are many places that have a higher risk of exposing an individual to asbestos. This includes all the buildings and properties that are run down. Such buildings may cause exposure to firefighters or construction workers. Older buildings and properties…

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Mesothelioma Injuries Pt 2

Mesothelioma cancer is able to harm the body in a number of ways. The more a person is exposed to asbestos the higher the person’s chance of suffering from mesothelioma. This article will discuss mesothelioma injuries that can be suffered…

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Exposed to Asbestos, Where?

A common question asked is: where could I have been exposed to asbestos? There are some places that have a higher chance of asbestos materials and products as compared to others. Such asbestos materials and products expose people to dangerous…

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Unions and Asbestos Exposure

  Unions and Asbestos Throughout history of labor and employees, unions have played a unique role. They have had phases where they caused riots and angered masses to drive their causes and what they stand for. In recent years, the…

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Asbestos Exposure: Rise and Fall

Asbestos Rise Asbestos diseases include mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos cancer and respiratory sicknesses. At one point in history asbestos was hailed as the miracle mineral for its tensile strength, durability and ability to withstand intense heat. The mineral dates back to the…

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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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Pleural Mesothelioma

Pleural Mesothelioma Explained Pleural mesothelioma is malignant cancer that develops on the lining of the lungs called the pleura. It is the most common form of mesothelioma. It accounts for 75% of all mesothelioma cases. Pleural mesothelioma gets its name…

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Asbestos Simplified

Asbestos Simplified Tracing back the history of asbestos, it can be noted that its usages date back to 1,500 years ago. The ancient Greeks were the first recorded people who used asbestos. The Greek word asbestos means inexhaustible. Asbestos is…

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Asbestosis II

Asbestosis is one of the diseases that results from asbestos exposure. The first ever documented case of asbestosis was in 1924. Asbestosis is not a cancer but it can increase the chances of developing lung cancer or mesothelioma. Between 1968…

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