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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Deadly Children’s Cosmetics Should Carry Warning Labels, New Legislation Proposes

Already struggling with debt and declining sales, international accessories retailer Claire’s closed out 2017 by pulling 17 products off its... (Continue)

Got the Rhythm to Save a Life? Find Out How to Perform CPR in This Interactive Game

Would you know what to do if someone nearby went into cardiac arrest? If you’re afraid of finding yourself in... (Continue)

After Scott Pruitt Weakens TSCA, Staff Exodus Further Jeopardizes Chemical Review

Several decades ago, the EPA tasked a small staff to become the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), a research program... (Continue)