Federal Regulators Knew of Asbestos-Contaminated Talc Over 40 Years Ago

Although federal regulators knew asbestos was contaminating talc powders commonly used in household across the nation, nothing was done to stop it, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Instead, regulators reportedly allowed the cosmetic companies to monitor asbestos levels themselves. EWG reports that a “Fair Warning”┬ámemo was sent out by the U.S. Food and […]

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Asbestos Diseases to Increase Due to NYC 9/11 Attacks

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City left thousands of people dead and injured. Many of people who helped out in the aftermath of the attack are still alive today, and according to Dr. Raja Flores, a renowned thoracic surgeon, those helpers, including firefighters, police officers, and more, may start to develop […]

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