Latest Erionite Stories

2015-02-22 23:00:54

A new analysis of mesothelioma cases caused by erionite suggests that this mineral could be even more deadly than asbestos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 22,

2015-02-16 23:04:05

Scientists say asbestos and other toxic minerals in Nevada’s soil may be to blame for elevated mesothelioma levels in women and younger people. Raleigh, NC

2014-09-24 23:09:38

A new study finds a higher-than-expected mesothelioma death rate in a Mexican Village may be linked to the mineral erionite. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 24,

2014-04-08 23:33:28

Though regulated in the United States, asbestos is not completely banned.

2013-12-06 23:19:55

Researchers in Mexico say the central part of the country could face a significant risk of mesothelioma from the same mineral that has caused hundreds of deaths in Turkey. Raleigh,

2012-02-03 12:09:17

For roughly 30 years, gravel containing the potentially carcinogenic mineral erionite was spread on nearly 500 kilometers of roads, playgrounds, parking lots, and even flower beds.

2011-11-11 08:00:00

Surviving Mesothelioma reports that in response to new findings that mesothelioma has a genetic link, global mesothelioma experts are preparing to convene in Hawaii on Friday, December 2, 2011

2011-10-23 16:10:00

Some of the nation’s top health and environmental officials are meeting in Washington to discuss a little-known mineral that could put thousands of Americans at risk for mesothelioma

2011-07-27 12:32:41

As school buses drive down the gravel roads in Dunn County, North Dakota, they stir up more than dirt.

2010-12-09 17:18:43

New data shows that people exposed to the mineral erionite found in the gravel of road materials in North Dakota may be at significantly increased risk of developing mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer most often associated with asbestos exposure.

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