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Parkinson’s Disease, Cancer, and Mesothelioma: The Fate of America’s Welders, Says New Study

Parkinson’s Disease, Cancer, and Mesothelioma: The Fate of America’s Welders, Says New Study

Each day of the week, about 380,000 welders across the country wake up in the early hours of the morning.... (Continue)

Asbestos Removal Projects Hit Record Numbers across the U.S., Prompting Major Spike in Asbestos-Related Disease

Asbestos Removal Projects Hit Record Numbers across the U.S., Prompting Major Spike in Asbestos-Related Disease

In 2015, registered asbestos removal projects in Massachusetts hit a record high: an increase of over 50 percent in 5... (Continue)

Lead Exposure a Persistent Problem in the U.S. – Will the CDC’s Latest Proposal Improve Public Safety?

Lead Exposure a Persistent Problem in the U.S. – Will the CDC’s Latest Proposal Improve Public Safety?

Lead exposure is not an uncommon problem in the United States. Young children, especially, are vulnerable to the toxic metal,... (Continue)

Report: Black Lung Disease Continues to Spread over America’s Coal Miner Territory

Report: Black Lung Disease Continues to Spread over America’s Coal Miner Territory

New data from a recent National Public Radio (NPR) investigation shows that Appalachian coal miners, more than ever, are suffering... (Continue)

Wreaths Across America: How to Honor U.S. Veterans This Holiday Season

Wreaths Across America: How to Honor U.S. Veterans This Holiday Season

This past week, over 1,100 wreath-laying ceremonies took place simultaneously across the United States. These ceremonies, held annually during the... (Continue)

Justin Trudeau Holds True on His Promise to Ban Asbestos in Canada – Could the U.S. Be Next?

Justin Trudeau Holds True on His Promise to Ban Asbestos in Canada – Could the U.S. Be Next?

After much legislative hemming and hawing in the Canadian parliament, Ottawa-based Science Minister Kristy Duncan announced at a press conference... (Continue)

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Is Making Headlines This Week, but for All the Wrong Reasons

The Department of Veterans Affairs Is Making Headlines This Week, but for All the Wrong Reasons

The news this week coming out of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has been never-ending, and not one bit... (Continue)

$15 Billion Increase in Asbestos Claims Has Insurance Companies Worried

$15 Billion Increase in Asbestos Claims Has Insurance Companies Worried

A recent financial report reveals that asbestos claims are on the rise — and that insurance companies should be worried.... (Continue)

What Will a Trump Presidency Do for the EPA’s Movement on the Regulation of Asbestos?

What Will a Trump Presidency Do for the EPA’s Movement on the Regulation of Asbestos?

In the long and seemingly never-ending battle to regulate and control the use of deadly asbestos, the U.S. moved 1... (Continue)

11 Common Items in Your Home That Could Kill You

11 Common Items in Your Home That Could Kill You

You may not know it, but a deadly substance may be lurking in some of your old household products and... (Continue)

Tennessee State Senator Suffering from Mesothelioma Speaks Out

Tennessee State Senator Suffering from Mesothelioma Speaks Out

In the years before representing Chattanooga in the Tennessee General Assembly, Ray Albright helped renovate and repair old buildings in... (Continue)

On Veterans Day, We Pause and Remember the Service of Our Brave Vets, and Recognize That Many Are Still Suffering

On Veterans Day, We Pause and Remember the Service of Our Brave Vets, and Recognize That Many Are Still Suffering

Friday, November 11th is Veterans Day – an important holiday when Americans honor all of the selfless men and women... (Continue)