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February 2015 Archives

High Risk Occupation: Military Personnel

Did you know that our soldiers and veterans are at risk for illnesses like mesothelioma? There are more than a few positions out there that have put individuals at high risk for developing asbestos-related diseases, but the branches within the U.S. Military are some of the most surprising.

Did Cigarettes Cause My Asbestos Cancer?

In between March 1952 to May 1956, 13 billion Kent cigarettes were consumed by American smokers. This might not seem out of the ordinary, until it is revealed that those 13 billion cigarettes contained deadly asbestos fibers within their filters.

The So-Called Asbestos FACT Act

Have you read our latest article on the so-called FACT Act? The bill was first introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives back in 2014, passed the House and was stalled in the U.S. Senate. It has made a return to the current session of Congress, and continues to threaten justice to exposure victims.

High Risk Occupation: Teachers

Did you know that teachers are some of those most at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease due to exposure at work? Teachers are exposed to asbestos within older school buildings when different products begin to break down over time. A few of these products include:

Vinegar Ingredient Found to Effectively Kill Mesothelioma Cells

In a recent study, acetic acid, a common ingredient found in household vinegar, was proven to induce mesothelioma cell death more effectively than other existing treatments out there today.