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2015-02-13 12:27:19

This week the Mesothelioma Victims Center is now educating diagnosed victims and their family members about loved ones developing mesothelioma from breathing in asbestos fibers brought home on the

2015-02-12 23:06:10

Researchers in Korea have published details of a mesothelioma patient who survived more than twice as long as the average after receiving a treatment combination including photodynamic therapy.

2015-02-11 23:01:49

Upstate NY asbestos lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP win a $10.55 million verdict for the family of a man who died from mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from talc mined and sold by R. T.

2015-02-10 23:08:58

A new report suggests that almost half of mesothelioma patients who are in pain feel better within a few weeks of palliative radiation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February

2015-02-08 23:00:38

A new report says people who worked at any of the Department of Energy’s nuclear sites have a higher chance of dying from cancer, including malignant mesothelioma. Raleigh,

2015-02-07 23:01:53

Law Firm Partners with Local Physicians to Provide Diagnostic Resources Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Shrader and Associates, L.L.P., a firm


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.