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2014-12-05 23:05:17

A new study suggests that asbestos from a cement plant can be just as dangerous for neighbors as for workers – especially if the neighbors are women. Raleigh,

2014-12-04 23:09:15

A new clinical trial is underway to test the safety and efficacy of the kinase inhibitor nintedanib for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December

2014-12-04 08:21:00

Center urges workers who are familiar with the article's story to call them about receiving compensation. WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-03 23:12:55

The Mesothelioma Victims Center fears that the vast majority of US citizens are not very knowledgeable about asbestos exposure and/or mesothelioma, which is why the group is now calling for increased

2014-12-02 23:12:06

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is 100% convinced there is more than one thousand US citizens who die annually from mesothelioma without a proper diagnosis and compensation for this rare

2014-12-02 23:10:46

The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We applaud the fact that states like Florida now have very stringent rules about asbestos exposure now, but no such rules existed in the 1950's,

2014-12-01 23:07:47

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "About one-third of the diagnosed victims of mesothelioma we help are Veterans of the US Armed Forces so it almost goes without saying that when it comes

2014-11-30 23:03:01

Chicago study finds DIYers among the groups most likely to be exposed to mesothelioma-causing asbestos dust. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 30, 2014 Researchers

2014-11-30 23:02:44

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is conducting a year-end fundraising campaign to raise funds for its programs in mesothelioma research, education, patient support, and advocacy.


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.