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2014-12-19 23:06:49

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is commenting on how seriously the EPA now takes exposure to asbestos as evidenced by a recent press release, and juxtaposes it against regulations surrounding

2014-12-19 23:04:41

Mesothelioma education website cites statistics on thousands of older water pipes in the U.S.

2014-12-18 23:09:04

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent EPA memo related to hazardous levels of asbestos in the Pacific Northwest and wants to remind people in the public and private

2014-12-18 23:08:40

The West Virginia Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering an expanded service for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in West Virginia or their family members that is designed to make certain

2014-12-17 23:10:00

The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center is now offering a diagnosed victim in Florida, or their family members a instant customized report that will include extremely specific information about

2014-12-17 23:09:17

The Mesothelioma Victims is calling attention a city in Australia that is actually buying homes in a specific neighborhood because they contain dangerous levels of asbestos as a reminder about

2014-12-17 23:07:09

New research finds that IMRT, a method of delivering highly-targeted radiation into mesothelioma tumors, may have a negative effect on patients' ability to breathe. Raleigh,

2014-12-16 23:10:59

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent story of a woman from the United Kingdom who was exposed to asbestos while in the workplace and is urging individuals who were


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2005-05-26 12:16:31

Asbestos (Greek a-, "not"; sbestos, "extinguishable") is a group of fibrous metamorphic minerals. The name is derived for its historical use in lamp wicks; the resistance of asbestos to fire has long been exploited for a variety of purposes. It was used in fabrics such as Egyptian burial cloths and Charlemagne's tablecloth, which, according to legend, he threw in a fire to clean. When asbestos is used for its resistance to fire or heat, the fibers are typically mixed with cement or woven...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.