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2014-10-21 23:01:58

Mary Hesdorffer, MS, APRN-BC, the executive director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, is a presenter and chair of the nursing panel at the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest

2014-10-20 23:07:00

Scientists say a protein that prevents the immune system from fighting cancer may be a new target for mesothelioma treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 20,

2014-10-18 23:00:35

Naturally occurring asbestos minerals may be more widespread than previously thought, with newly discovered sources now identified within the Las Vegas metropolitan area.

2014-10-17 23:08:29

Individuals Exposed to Asbestos and Other Carcinogens Now Have More Legal Options Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Shrader & Associates, L.L.P.,

2014-10-16 23:11:57

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center says, “There is no way to fully prepare an individual or their family members on how to deal with the news of a diagnosis of mesothelioma.

2014-10-16 23:09:40

The case of mesothelioma in an Italian winemaker is a first for the industry, but may not be the last. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Cancer researchers

2014-10-15 23:12:34

Veterans of several wars could be at risk due to exposure to asbestos, the New York Law Firm of Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C.


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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'.