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2014-11-08 23:01:48

Italian researchers say a technique that aspirates pleural tissue through a fine-gauge needle is a less traumatic way to perform mesothelioma tissue biopsies. Raleigh,

2014-11-06 23:12:08

The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "Back in the 1960s and or 1970s, asbestos was in every imaginable type of workplace in New York state and asbestos exposure was no big deal,

2014-11-06 23:11:35

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “We discovered a very recent news article that talked about September 26th, 2014 being Mesothelioma Awareness Day, and are so excited to see this type

2014-11-05 23:10:00

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is pointing to a new study from Spain that indicates high dose radiation combined with radical surgery for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma added no benefit as

2014-11-05 23:00:27

Doctors in France are calling the naturally occurring vegetable compound PEITC a “potential new therapeutic strategy” for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh,

2014-11-04 23:11:14

This week the Mesothelioma Compensation Center is sharing a recent article from the BBC on the demolition of a local power plant's cooling towers to point out that the article does not take

2014-11-04 23:01:54

Brayton Purcell LLP wins mesothelioma verdict against John Crane Inc. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 04, 2014 On Thursday, October 30, 2014,

2014-11-03 23:11:02

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is highlighting drugs that have been approved for the treatment of mesothelioma in the hopes of giving both diagnosed victims and their family members

2014-11-03 23:09:23

The New Jersey Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in New Jersey to make getting the best possible mesothelioma compensation lawyers a top pripority when it


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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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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.