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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt May Be Leading Race for Most Corrupt Trump Official with Latest Housing Scandal

Over the past few months, it’s become clear that Trump’s pledge to “make America great again” has been great for... (Continue)

David Shulkin Sets the Record Straight about So-Called Resignation, But Doesn’t Have Answers for Veterans

David Shulkin, President Barack Obama’s appointee and the last-standing member of his administration, has now resigned from his post as... (Continue)

Asbestos Disease Survivors Face More Barriers to Justice Under Dangerous New Legislation

Asbestos Disease Survivors Face More Barriers to Justice Under Dangerous New Legislation

The so-called “PROTECT Asbestos Victims Act” appears on the surface to have been written for people harmed by asbestos. Sadly,... (Continue)

ADAO Passes Its 14th Asbestos Awareness Week, Calls for Worldwide Effort to Stop Asbestos Deaths

ADAO Passes Its 14th Asbestos Awareness Week, Calls for Worldwide Effort to Stop Asbestos Deaths

For the 14th year running, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) has announced the launch of Global Asbestos Awareness Week... (Continue)

New York Firefighter Who Saved Hundreds on 9/11 Dies of Cancer, Age 45

New York Firefighter Who Saved Hundreds on 9/11 Dies of Cancer, Age 45

Thomas Phelan, who was captain of the Statue of Liberty ferry, didn’t hesitate when he watched the Twin Towers fall... (Continue)

New ABC Show ‘Station 19’ to Address the Truth about Firefighters and Mesothelioma

New ABC Show ‘Station 19’ to Address the Truth about Firefighters and Mesothelioma

On Thursday, ABC aired a new action-drama called Station 19, the second spin-off to Grey’s Anatomy. The show follows the... (Continue)

Consumer Group says Claire’s Cosmetics Still Contain Cancer-Causing Asbestos

Consumer Group says Claire’s Cosmetics Still Contain Cancer-Causing Asbestos

In a recent study, 3 cosmetic products sold by Claire’s Stores Inc. were found to contain asbestos. While the company... (Continue)

Missouri House Passes Pro-Business Bill to Reduce and Delay Asbestos Settlements

Missouri House Passes Pro-Business Bill to Reduce and Delay Asbestos Settlements

Missouri juries are known to award multimillion-dollar settlements to plaintiffs in lawsuits linking asbestos exposure to cancer. By 2016, talc... (Continue)

EPA Promises Significant TSCA Advancements in 2018, but Public Interest Groups Ask for More Transparency

EPA Promises Significant TSCA Advancements in 2018, but Public Interest Groups Ask for More Transparency

After years of lackluster regulation of the nation’s toxic chemicals, 2016 marked the first major overhaul of the Toxic Substances... (Continue)

Snickers’ Tongue-in-Cheek Swimwear Ad Outrages Anti-Asbestos Community

Snickers’ Award-Winning ‘You’re Not You’ Campaign Takes Its Newest Ad Too Far

On the back cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2018 Swimsuit edition, you’ll find a mock ad for swimwear that perhaps leaves... (Continue)

Rare Disease Day 2018 Highlights a Critical Need for Research and Gives Patients a Reason for Hope

Rare Disease Day 2018 Highlights a Critical Need for Research and Gives Patients a Reason for Hope

Across the world, millions of people affected by rare diseases face daily challenges that others couldn’t imagine. Schools, workplaces, and... (Continue)

Stanford University's Stem Cell Research Reveals New Way to Shrink Mesothelioma Tumors

Stanford University’s Stem Cell Research Reveals New Way to Shrink Mesothelioma Tumors

Stanford University researchers may have made a significant breakthrough in cancer research. Using a type of regenerative medicine known as... (Continue)