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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


Mesothelioma May Be Caused By Even Brief Asbestos Exposure

The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health report previously that even brief exposure to asbestos may lead to the development of mesothelioma. The reported case detailed the situation of a 58-year-old man who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos-containing gaskets during a summer job. He had no additional exposure. Mesothelioma is a rare… read more





Experts Predict Cases of Mesothelioma To Surge

A recent asbestos report concluded that the number of people suffering from malignant mesothelioma as the result of asbestos exposure continues to surge. Studying trends in asbestos use and patients affected with asbestos-related cancers in Korea, the Netherlands, and Japan, experts concluded that the number of people suffering from asbestos exposure is set to increase… read more


Study Reveals Propecia May Cause Persistent Sexual Dysfunction

Recent reports have linked finasteride – marketed as Propecia – with persistent and possibly irreversible sexual dysfunction. Propecia, which treats hair loss, works by decreasing the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, a hormone that causes hair loss. In fact, doctors have known for years that Propecia has been linked to sexual problems including impotence, but… read more