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2015-03-10 08:35:22

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos while working as a boiler technician

2015-03-09 23:06:22

Doctors say a combination treatment plan including surgery, pleural lavage, radiotherapy and chemotherapy may give pleural mesothelioma patients their best odds for survival. Raleigh,

2015-03-09 08:30:11

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center believes most carpenters, electricians, and plumbers diagnosed with mesothelioma and/or their family get far less than

2015-03-06 23:03:57

Polish researchers have just published evidence that shoulder pain can sometimes be one of the first signs of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB)

2015-03-06 08:27:26

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma who were exposed to asbestos while serving in the US Navy or while

2015-03-05 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is 100% focused on providing diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer with the best possible compensation,

2015-03-04 08:31:43

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Experience is king when talking about mesothelioma attorneys, which is why we want retired plumbers who have

2015-03-03 08:36:19

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, "The best weapon any diagnosed victim of a rare cancer can have is knowledge, which is why we wanted to share

2015-03-02 23:01:46

Italian researchers say a mesothelioma patient’s response to a treatment for excess lung fluid can also help determine prognosis. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March

2015-03-02 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is taking a new approach towards US Navy Veterans and former shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma that


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.