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National Cancer Prevention Month and the Untold Story of Rare Cancer Risks

National Cancer Prevention Month and the Untold Story of Rare Cancer Risks

In 2018, there were 17 million new cancer cases across the globe. That number is expected to reach 27.5 million... (Continue)

World Cancer Day 2019: What’s the Theme and How to Get Involved?

World Cancer Day 2019: What’s the Theme and How to Get Involved?

About 9.6 million people worldwide died from cancer in 2018. That’s more deaths than from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.... (Continue)

Jury Learns Johnson & Johnson Failed to Warn Consumers about the Risk of Baby Asphyxiation

Jury Learns Johnson & Johnson Failed to Warn Consumers about the Risk of Baby Asphyxiation

Last week, a California jury learned that Johnson & Johnson® knew their talc products could contain asbestos, cause talcosis, or... (Continue)

Why Is Black Lung Disease Making Miners Sick Again?

Why Is Black Lung Disease Making Miners Sick Again?

An ongoing investigation by Frontline and National Public Radio (NPR) has revealed that the federal government has been drastically undercounting... (Continue)

Scientist Confirms Johnson & Johnson Covered Up Baby Powder Cancer Risks for Decades

Scientist Confirms Johnson & Johnson Covered Up Baby Powder Cancer Risks for Decades

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) knew its products put customers at risk of developing cancer as early as 1971, according to... (Continue)

Asbestos Scare in Australia as U.S. Consulate, Other Foreign Offices, Receive Suspicious Packages

Asbestos Scare in Australia as U.S. Consulate, Other Foreign Offices, Receive Suspicious Packages

Australian authorities arrested a Victorian man on Wednesday, January 9, after 38 packages allegedly containing asbestos had been sent to... (Continue)

Stocks Don’t Lie: J&J Loses $50B after Report Shows They Knew of Asbestos Contamination in Baby Powder

Stocks Don’t Lie: J&J Loses $50B after Report Shows They Knew of Asbestos Contamination in Baby Powder

Amid all of the chaos surrounding Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and the recent discovery that the company allegedly knew its... (Continue)

Johnson & Johnson Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder Talc for Decades

Johnson & Johnson Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder Talc for Decades

In a new and deeply unsettling report from Reuters, it’s clear that high-level members of Johnson & Johnson were aware... (Continue)

Toxins from Burned Structures Pose Threat Long after the Wildfires Are Contained

Toxins from Burned Structures Pose Threat Long after the Wildfires Are Contained

The 2018 fire season is the most destructive in California since records have been kept. Thousands of families are still... (Continue)

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)