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Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

The use of talcum powder in the genital region causes particles of talc to enter the vagina and travel to the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The particles reach the ovaries and cause significant irritation that leads to cancer. The first study linking talcum powder and ovarian cancer was published in the 1970s when researchers… read more



IVC Filter

In order to prevent dangerous blood clots from moving into the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism, surgeons implant patients with IVC (inferior vena cava) filters. IVC filters are retrievable, wire devices designed to catch blood clots in the bloodstream before they migrate to the lungs, allowing for dissipation of the clots over time. These… read more






Investigation Reveals Asbestos Abatement Workers Subject To Asbestos Exposure And Safety Violations

In an effort to remove asbestos, a dangerous mineral shown to cause cancer when inhaled, many companies and building owners hire “asbestos abatement” professionals to help remove the toxic substance. Numerous buildings throughout the United States and New Mexico still contain asbestos, often used in insulation and other building materials. Further, homes built as late… read more