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15 States Combined for over 100,000 Asbestos Deaths over the Last 15 Years

15 States Combined for over 100,000 Asbestos Deaths over the Last 15 Years

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was used for a variety of purposes before it was discovered that exposure... (Continue)

Everything You Need to Know about Veterans Day in 2018: Why and How to Celebrate

This Veterans Day is an extra special one, as it coincides with the 100th anniversary of the end of World... (Continue)

Asbestos Trust Funds under Regulatory Threat from Trump’s DOJ, Risking Delayed Payments to Asbestos Victims

Asbestos Trust Funds under Regulatory Threat from Trump’s DOJ, Risking Delayed Payments to Asbestos Victims

For years Republicans and big business interests have been lobbying for stricter controls on asbestos trusts. While claiming they want... (Continue)

November Is Lunch Cancer Awareness Month, Here’s How You Can Help Spread the Word

November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Here’s How You Can Help Spread the Word

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM), an event sponsored by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer... (Continue)

Trump’s White House Allowing Increase of Asbestos Imports, Putting Profits before People

Trump’s White House Allowing Increase of Asbestos Imports, Putting Profits before People

A recent report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) revealed that imports of... (Continue)

Decades-Long Fight to Ban Asbestos in Canada Shows Consumer Pressure Pays Off

Decades-Long Fight to Ban Asbestos in Canada Shows Consumer Pressure Pays Off

At the end of this year, Canada will become the most recent nation to ban asbestos. This ban marks the... (Continue)

EPA to Eliminate Office Charged with Preserving the Science on Deadly Chemicals

EPA to Eliminate Office Charged with Preserving the Science on Deadly Chemicals

At the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), acting chief Andrew Wheeler is overseeing a disturbing reorganization of resources. He now... (Continue)

Healthy Lung Month: Avoiding Lung Risks and Championing Those Fighting Disease

Healthy Lung Month: Avoiding Lung Risks and Championing Those Fighting Disease

For the first time in decades, survival rates have improved in patients with 1 of 2 main types of lung... (Continue)

The 2 Words Veterans Need to Hear This National VFW Day

The 2 Words Veterans Need to Hear This National VFW Day

Veterans did much more than fight the traditional battles we imagine when we think of war. After risking their lives... (Continue)

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018: Here’s What’s Going On This Year

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018: Here’s What’s Going On This Year

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is today. For the past 15 years, this officially-recognized awareness day has galvanized those whose lives have... (Continue)

Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Facts, Figures, and Milestones to Share with Your Community This Year

Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Facts, Figures, and Milestones to Share with Your Community This Year

This Wednesday, people around the U.S. will come together to celebrate Mesothelioma Awareness Day: a national effort to bring more... (Continue)

Why Do 1/3 of U.S. Schools Still Contain Asbestos?

Why Do 1/3 of U.S. Schools Still Contain Asbestos?

Imagine preparing for your child’s first day of school. You head to the school grounds a few weeks before to... (Continue)