What You Should Know About Mesothelioma and Flu Shots

Each year, an estimated 5% to 30% of all Americans go to their local pharmacy, medical clinic, or doctor to get a yearly flu shot. However, there has been much speculation as to whether mesothelioma patients should also get an annual flu shot. According to mesothelioma experts and physicians, the answer is yes, unless there is […]

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Criminal Investigation Wanted After Asbestos Dumping

This week an Emmaus, Pennsylvania woman joined many others in pushing for East Pennsylvania officials to start a criminal investigation into whoever dumped asbestos close to Allentown’s Wescosville Elementary School, in 2013. According to reports, Nancy Hill file a report with the East Pennsylvania officials this Monday, adding herself to a long line of residents who have […]

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Power Station Sued for Asbestos Violation

The family of a Devon, UK man who was exposed to asbestos at the Battersea Power Station was granted the legal right by the Supreme Court to file for compensation for mesothelioma. This milestone lawsuit also grants others the right in the UK to receive a fair compensation amount should their loved ones die from asbestos […]

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Victims’ Families Shocked, Angered, After Wunderlich Factory Asbestos Exposure

Family members of  victims who lived near an old factory in a Melbourne, Australia are shocked, worried, and angered after learning that their loved ones’ asbestos-related illnesses were likely caused by living too close to a factory that had an exorbitant of amount of unsecured asbestos. According to reports, evidence emerged this month that directly links Sunshine […]

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Blood Pressure Medicine May Help Mesothelioma Patients

In an ongoing effort to help find a cure for malignant mesothelioma, researchers in Japan have determined that a drug used to treat blood pressure may also work to fight off the life-threatening mesothelioma disease. According to reports, a medication called naftopidil has been researched for the past several years at the Hyogo College of Medicine, in Nishinomiya, Japan, […]

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Parents’ Concerns Heighten as California Schools Remains Closed

Earlier last week, many parents with children in Huntington Beach’s Ocean View School District were upset that only 3 out of 11 schools were closed for asbestos testing, after inspectors found fibers in one of the school’s classrooms. This week, however, as children are left with no school to go to for the 2nd week, some parents […]

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Home Renovators at High Risk for Asbestos Diseases

Asbestos-related diseases, once thought of as illnesses that mostly strike older people who once worked at job sites that heavily relied on asbestos, are affecting home renovators and others in Australia, who aren’t necessarily associated with the typical ways that asbestos illnesses are usually contracted. According to Nico van Zandwijk, a professor at the Asbestos Research Institute, an […]

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3 Huntington Beach Schools Closed Due to Asbestos

Earlier this month, several parents with children who attend Huntington Beach, California schools filed a complaint with OSHA against the Ocean View School District after asbestos was detected in schools during renovations. This week, the school district announced that at least three elementary schools will stay closed. The decision came after a 4 to 1 vote among […]

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OSHA Violation Brings Parents Filing Asbestos Claims

Many Huntington Beach, California parents are upset this week after an asbestos removal took place in several schools before they were informed. In turn, parents have filed a complaint against the Ocean View school district. According to reports, angry parents filed a complaint with the California Occupational and Safety Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) after 11 schools in […]

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Kids and Asbestos: What They Need to Know

Even though an asbestos warning sign was recently placed on a fence in a West Dunbartonshire, Scotland neighborhood, local teenagers are still hopping over the fence during their school lunch hour. This has neighbors and parents and worried, and brings up worldwide concerns regarding just how little teenagers may know about the dangers of asbestos. According to […]

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