Mesothelioma

Senators argue territories euthanasia bill

WHAT SENATORS ARE SAYING IN THE TERRITORIES' RIGHTS ON EUTHANASAIA DEBATE

Euthanasia

Asbestos proposal raises big questions about the Environmental Protection Agency’s responsibility

<b>(AP/Paul Sancya)</b><p>The proposal brings to light a larger public debate on why asbestos are still even allowed in the US at all<p>Nicole Karlis<p>August 13, 2018 4:39pm (UTC)<p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is facing backlash over its Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) proposal on asbestos, bringing to …

EPA

Home renovation shows are driving young Australians to take risks - PM - ABC Radio

Australian homeowners appear willing to gamble with their health to save money when it comes to the disposal of asbestos.<p>Australia has the …

Home Improvement

The EPA's own staff are aghast that Trump is bringing back asbestos

The Trump administration's plan to bring back asbestos is right in line with Trumpist ideology that any science that interferes with profits is a …

Asbestos

EPA's new asbestos rule: Philadelphia doctors call it 'a death sentence'

With its many older buildings and shipbuilding heritage, Philadelphia faces a legacy of asbestos dangers. Much of the scientific research linking …

Public Health

The EPA’s latest news on asbestos has a lot of people nervous

The carcinogen is banned in 55 countries, but not here.<p>Asbestos is arguably one of the most well-known cancer-causing agents, and one that the Environmental Protection Agency has been trying to regulate on and off for decades. The toxic construction material, banned in other 55 other countries, …

Pesticides

AIA opposes EPA proposal on asbestos

<b>WASHINGTON</b> – Aug. 9, 2018 - The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is submitting formal comments today to the U.S. Environmental Protection …

EPA

Serious injuries: the charities available for you to fall back on

Serious injuries are immediately devastating, and often life changing. The initial medical treatment will usually lead to a programme of …

Personal Finance (UK)

Popular Crayons Found To Contain Asbestos

Aug 9, 2018<p>A common brand of crayons may be contaminated with asbestos.<p>The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund claims trace amounts of …

Crayons

The EPA Is Making It Easier to Use Asbestos Again. Why Is It Dangerous?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enacted a rule on June 1 making it easier for companies to use asbestos in products, Fast Company …

Asbestos

EPA says it's strengthening asbestos regulation, not gutting it

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Environmental Protection Agency says that, contrary to recent reports, it is moving to close a loophole on asbestos, rather than expand the ways the deadly chemical can be used.<p>An agency official pointed to two asbestos-related policy announcements made by the agency this summer -- …

Pesticides

Russian asbestos firm loves Trump

Know who loves Trump? Folks in Russia who make asbestos.<p>Nearly a thing of the past, asbestos causes lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma. The …

Donald Trump

I Can't Believe They're Rebooting Asbestos Before 'Seinfeld'

2018 has been a horrible year for reboots.<p>This year has been horrible for comebacks—first it was JNCOs, then Nazis, and <i>Roseanne</i>. According to <i>Fast Company</i>, the newest carcinogen that could get the reboot treatment is (you didn’t guess it) asbestos. As of June 1st, a new rule authorized by the …

Donald Trump

EPA under fire for new asbestos proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to allow new uses for asbestos in manufacturing — even though the toxic chemical has been linked to …

Pesticides

What Do All of These Ball Powder Cancer Settlements Mean for Me, Just A Regular Guy Who’s Been…

What Do All of These Ball Powder Cancer Settlements Mean for Me, Just A Regular Guy Who’s Been Putting Baby Powder on His Sweaty Balls for Years?Has …

Johnson & Johnson

High-stakes talc trial ends in whopping $4.7B verdict for Johnson & Johnson

Even as Johnson & Johnson has successfully appealed three talc verdicts, the company has now suffered its biggest legal setback yet for the …

Johnson & Johnson

Differential regulation of the sphere formation and maintenance of cancer-initiating cells of malignant mesothelioma via CD44 and ALK4 signaling pathways

Article |<p>Open | Published: 30 July 2018<p><i>Oncogene</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Malignant mesothelioma (MM) has a poor prognosis and is largely …

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Ex-NY Speaker Sheldon Silver gets 7 years in prison in fraud scheme

NEW YORK _ Sheldon Silver, once one of New York's most powerful politicians, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Friday for a scheme that …

Corruption

Silver hopes to keep some kickback money, stay out of jail

When Sheldon Silver is sentenced Friday, he will ask to keep some of the $4 million in kickbacks he has been found guilty of pocketing — while also …

Corruption

ERS/EACTS statement on the management of malignant pleural effusions | European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Malignant pleural effusions (MPE) are a common pathology, treated by respiratory physicians and thoracic surgeons alike. In recent years, several …

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Mum killed by 'husband cuddling her' after hard day's work in dusty clothes covered in asbestos she also washed

A doting housewife's cancer was 'caused by cuddles and washing her husband's dusty clothes', a court has heard.<p>Adrienne Sweeney spent 40 years …

Asbestos

Just A Bunch Of Funny Responses After The US President Tweeted At Iran's Leader

You may have heard the President of the United States decided to tweet at the leader of Iran late last night.<p>To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, …

South Asia

Construction levy thresholds to be raised

The levy thresholds under the Construction Industry Council Ordinance (CICO), the Construction Workers Registration Ordinance (CWRO) and the …

Construction Industry

Fire burning near northwestern Montana vermiculite mine

CLOSE<p>Fly over the American Prairie Reserve and Upper Missouri River National Monument to get a unique look at the rugged landscape<p>LIBBY — Specially …

Montana

The 'pee after sex' meme is doing a better job at sex ed than some schools

Twitter is doing a better job at teaching sex ed than most schools in the United States.<p>In case your high school education failed you, too, doctors …

High School

Should I Worry About Asbestos From the New York Pipe Explosion?

A steam pipe blew up just blocks away from the Gizmodo office this morning, emitting a plume of white smoke on New York City’s Fifth Avenue in the …

Asbestos

Pipe explosion NYC: What to know about asbestos, health risks

Anyone who was covered in material from the blast should shower, Con Ed said.

Bill de Blasio

Asbestos and Mesothelioma: What’s the Connection?

Chances are you’ve seen the television commercials, but what is mesothelioma? Most people know that the fatal disease is caused by asbestos, but are …

Asbestos

Australia's deadliest ghost town: Innocent-looking settlement hides a secret that can kill the unwary

A ghost town in Western Australia is still attracting hordes of tourists, despite warnings not to visit the area because of a deadly reminder of its …

Australian News

Wittenoom: Tourists risk their lives to visit deadly ghost town

Thrill-seeking tourists are being warned they’re ‘dicing with death’ by visiting an abandoned WA asbestos mine.Wittenoom Gorge, near Tom Price and …

Tom Price