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2014-09-18 23:12:32

People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis. In honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2014, the attorneys at Phillips Law Group are working to educate the public about methods for early detection of this deadly cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mesothelioma is inextricably linked to asbestos exposure, and has an unusually low survival rate. The attorneys at Phillips Law Group are bringing attention to this...

2014-05-21 23:01:21

The e-cigarette study, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Poland, revealed that e-cigarette users may be exposed to increased levels of dangerous toxins, including carcinogenic compounds. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective and dangerous products, notes that a new study, conducted by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, reveals that e-cigarettes may...

2014-04-24 23:02:56

RF Safe is joined by a growing number of respected doctors and scientists in speaking out to correct recent comments made by Dr.Siddhartha Mukherjee claiming cell phones do not cause cancer. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 RF SAFE, the world's premier provider of cell phone radiation protection accessories and informational data is concerned the public maybe confused by comments made by Pulitzer Prize winning cancer doctor, and author of the best selling book, 'The...

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...


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