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Sunday, August 30, 2009

 

Taconite miners take part in mesothelioma study

Taconite miners encouraged to take part in mesothelioma study (Grand Rapids Herald-Review)
Itasca County Health and Human Services Director Lester Kachinske provided an update on the Minnesota Taconite Workers Health Study during a meeting of the ICHHS Board this week.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

 

Carbon expected at cancer center

Carbone expected to head UH cancer center (Pacific Business News)
The University of Hawaii Board of Regents is expected to approve Michele Carbone as director of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and pay him an annual salary of $412,008.

 

Patients with Phenylketonuria face increased risk

Patients with Phenylketonuria face increased risk of developing severe neurological complications (News-Medical-Net)
Genetic researchers at Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, are aggressively identifying adult patients who suffer from the genetic disorder, Phenylketonuria (PKU), and are presenting those findings at the 11th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism in San Diego, August 29 through September 2.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

 

Lawsuit deadline for homes insulated with Zonolite

Lawsuit deadline looms for homes insulated with Zonolite (Toronto Star)
Canadians with the asbestos-contaminated insulation Zonolite in their homes are due a meagre settlement compared to their U.S. counterparts.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

 

James Hardie asbestos scandal

Nonee Walsh reflects on the scandal of the James Hardie asbestos compensation, which she has been covering since its beginnings:

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

 

Applying for Social Security Disability Allowances

Help Applying for Social Security Disability Compassionate Allowances (PRWeb)
Many disability applicants are unaware of the Social Security Administration's Compassionate Allowances program as it relates to disability applications. There are a total of 50 serious conditions that submitting an application with one of these conditions will result the application being flagged and a decision from the SSA to be completed within days. Berry & Associates owns and operates the ...

Sunday, August 09, 2009

 

More Ways to Avoid Asbestos Cancer Risk

139 Ways to Avoid Cancer - The Asbestos Risk (PRWeb)
Cancer Monthly recently published a list of 139 asbestos containing products that can cause mesothelioma, asbestosis and other asbestos related diseases. (PRWeb Aug 9, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/08/prweb2729064.htm

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