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2015-02-28 23:01:52

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will honor its awards recipients during its annual Awards Dinner, on Monday, March 2 for their hard work in the mission to cure mesothelioma.

2015-02-28 23:01:50

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) will broadcast live, free of charge, its Symposium sessions on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. Bethesda,

2015-02-27 23:19:43

A new study of Italian textile workers finds surprisingly high rates of malignant mesothelioma, especially among workers whose job is to sort rags for recycling. Raleigh,

2015-02-27 23:08:40

Mesothelioma lawyers of The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C.

2015-02-27 23:01:11

On March 2-4, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will co-host the annual International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma at the National Institutes


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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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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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