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Andy Griffith Death Cover-Up: Did the TV Star Die from Asbestos Poisoning?

Andy Griffith Death Cover-Up: Did the TV Star Die from Asbestos Poisoning?

Was beloved TV legend Andy Griffith secretly poisoned to death by his own home? That’s the question many folks are... (Continue)

10 Serious Health Problems Caused by Asbestos

10 Serious Health Problems Caused by Asbestos

Asbestos is one of the biggest safety concerns in the U.S., though not everyone is aware of how dangerous it really... (Continue)

15 Years Later, 9/11 Endures through Respiratory Illnesses, Blood Disease, and Cancer

15 Years Later, 9/11 Endures through Respiratory Illnesses, Blood Disease, and Cancer

One of the most enduring legacies of 9/11 is, unfortunately, one of the least talked about. It’s now been 15... (Continue)

New York Senator Introduces Legislation That Can Save Thousands of Firefighters from Cancer

New York Senator Introduces Legislation That Can Save Thousands of Firefighters from Cancer

Considering firefighters save lives each and every year — and, often, for very little pay — it’s no wonder they... (Continue)

Senator Boxer Tells EPA to Get Serious about Banning Asbestos Under New Chemical Safety Law

Senator Boxer Tells EPA to Get Serious about Banning Asbestos Under New Chemical Safety Law

In a letter sent directly to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) urges the U.S. regulatory agency... (Continue)

From Philly to Pittsburgh, Asbestos Carves Unique Problem for Keystone State

From Philly to Pittsburgh, Asbestos Carves Unique Problem for Keystone State

It’s safe to say the steel industry is a cornerstone of the U.S. economy. Not only does it directly or... (Continue)

The Deadly Material the Navy Thought Was Keeping Them Safe

The Deadly Material the Navy Thought Was Keeping Them Safe

Called “blueberries” and “aquaflage,” the U.S. Navy’s blue camouflage uniforms have been scrutinized since being released in 2008. The Navy... (Continue)

The Controversy of the 2016 Rio Olympics Is Not What You Think

The Controversy of the 2016 Rio Olympics Is Not What You Think

In the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic games, there has been much scrutiny aimed at Brazil — everything from the... (Continue)

Asbestos: A Brief History of America’s Deadly Addiction

Asbestos: A Brief History of America’s Deadly Addiction

Many Americans like to believe that their government does everything it can to protect its citizens from deadly things. Every... (Continue)

Asbestos Should Be Banned, No Question – Here Are 10 of the Best Reasons Why

Asbestos Should Be Banned, No Question – Here Are 10 of the Best Reasons Why

1. Let’s Not Be Left Behind by the Rest of the World Just like the metric system (arguably) or better... (Continue)

Warren Buffett’s Recent $2.9 Billion Donation to Charity Is a Slap in the Face to Asbestos Victims

Warren Buffett’s Recent $2.9 Billion Donation to Charity Is a Slap in the Face to Asbestos Victims

Warren Buffett, famed investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and the world’s 3rd wealthiest person, just donated $2.9 Billion of his... (Continue)

The United States May Be Losing at Least $4 Billion a Year to Asbestos-Related Diseases

The United States May Be Losing at Least $4 Billion a Year to Asbestos-Related Diseases

Recently, Canada conducted its first-ever estimate of the financial costs created by asbestos-related cancers. That cost? $1.7 Billion per year... (Continue)