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2015-03-02 08:34:56

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is taking a new approach towards US Navy Veterans and former shipyard workers who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma that

2015-03-01 23:00:47

A long-term study of sheet metal workers suggests that many are at risk for asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma and asbestosis, even though they may not work directly with asbestos.

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 23:01:11

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


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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