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2014-04-01 23:30:30

MRHFM comments on new study showing associations between all levels of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma, lung cancer and laryngeal cancer. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 When asbestos fibers are breathed in, they may get trapped in the lungs where they may remain for a long period of time. A recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) in January 2014, reported that even small amounts of asbestos can remain in the body and cause a number...

2014-02-08 23:01:16

Mesothelioma Law Firm Applauds the Work of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Preparing this Critically Important Report DALLAS (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Treatment alone won’t win the war on cancer – an increased focus on prevention will be just as important in stemming this growing global crisis. That is the finding of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which released the World Cancer Report 2014 on Feb. 3. The mesothelioma law firm of Baron and...

2014-01-21 23:29:55

MRHFM commends recent TV ad that positions alcohol consumption alongside asbestos exposure as increasing the risk of certain cancers as alcohol, tobacco and asbestos are all classified as Group 1 Carcinogens by the World Health Organization. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A graphic TV ad depicting one of the deadliest consequences of consuming too much alcohol has also thrust the dangers of asbestos exposure back into the spotlight. The controversial ad, released during Alcohol...

WHO Declares Air Pollution Carcinogenic
2013-10-17 15:41:51

[ Watch the Video: Air Pollution Labeled Carcinogenic To Humans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Prolonged exposure to outdoor air pollution and particulate matter in the atmosphere increase a person’s risk of developing lung cancer, according to the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement released Thursday, the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said that based on a review of published...

2013-10-01 23:36:26

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is now offering compensation tips for families of a loved one who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos related lung cancer. These compensation tips aim to sift through all the misinformation on the Internet; the victims center believes that not enough people are being properly compensated. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has developed a compensation tip list for...

Fried Fish Fingers Have More Furans Than Those Baked In The Oven
2013-07-26 11:55:52

AlphaGalileo Foundation Spanish and Portuguese researchers have discovered that fried fish fingers generate more furanic compounds than those baked in the oven. To be precise, there are three times as many when fried with olive oil and twice as many with sunflower oil. These compounds improve the food's organoleptic characteristics, but are believed to be toxic and carcinogenic. Worries concerning the presence of furans in food have risen in recent years due to their toxic and...

2013-04-18 23:04:34

Asbestos Risk Combined with Smoking Habit Asks for Double Trouble, Incites Deadly Cancer (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Newly available conclusions from a Queen´s College study in New York reiterate that two added factors– smoking and/or asbestosis– dramatically increase the risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos cancers following asbestos exposure. Lead author Steven B. Markowitz (MD, PhD) is a Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the School of Earth...

2013-03-04 23:02:02

Mesothelioma Law Firm Baron and Budd Repeats Platinum Sponsorship to ADAO International Conference Focused on New Trends for Treatment. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer was the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in 2012. At a massive toll of 72,590 female lives, the number is nearly twice that attributed to breast cancer. Over the last 33 years, the rate of new lung cancer cases has surged 106 percent for women, compared to a...

2013-02-25 23:04:15

While warning of the danger of using light at night, this report, funded by the National Institutes of Health, failed to include reference to the possible benefit of using light bulls that filter out the blue rays known to suppress melatonin, that are available from Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.LowBlueLights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 The 260 page report, out this month, from the Interagency Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Coordinating...

2013-02-19 23:02:23

In an effort to help answer questions about the newly mandated GHS guidelines for chemical hazard classifications, SafetySkills® creates a Globally Harmonized System online training course. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 SafetySkills® has created a new course titled Globally Harmonized System to assist employees and managers with questions regarding the GHS classification system. Upon completion of this SafetySkills online health and safety training learning event,...