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2015-02-16 23:04:05

Scientists say asbestos and other toxic minerals in Nevada’s soil may be to blame for elevated mesothelioma levels in women and younger people. Raleigh, NC

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.


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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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