Thursday, December 31, 2009


Terminally-ill owner counts his blessings, not days (thewest.com.au)

Terminally ill part-owner Dave White left Flemington's Melbourne Cup meeting last month believing it would be the last time he would see Newport run in one of Australia's iconic races.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


In Libby, they're doing great, despite verdict (The Montana Standard)

Editor's note: Throughout the week, the Missoulian will update readers on the people, places and events that made news in 2009.

Sunday, December 27, 2009


Meet Quebec's 'Mr. Asbestos' (Toronto Star)

Bernard Coulombe has big plans for a mineral shunned here but valued in the developing world.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Cell Medica receives second grant for development of adenovirus infection therapy (News-Medical-Net)

Cell Medica, a clinical stage cellular therapeutics company engaged in the development and delivery of cellular immunotherapy treatment strategies for infectious disease and cancer, has announced that is has appointed four key staff to drive forwards the Company’s activities in the commercialisation of cell therapy treatments.

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Canada's booming asbestos market (Toronto Star)

The cancer-causing mineral is prized in India, even as it is reviled here. Jennifer Wells investigates the demand for a product we shun â€" but still mine.

Thursday, December 17, 2009


It's a Small World (Purcell Register)

A special happy birthday wish to my dad, Richard R. Evans of Dallas, Texas. Popi celebrates his birthday Saturday, December 12.


Mesothelioma Deaths Still Increasing, New York Attorney Says (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)

Joseph W. Belluck, a lawyer with NY's Belluck & Fox, says thousands of annual deaths will be linked to deadly asbestos fibers for decades to come.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney Recognized for Outstanding Ethics and Legal Ability (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)

Providence lawyer Mark Gemma of Gemma Law Associates, Inc. receives AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Thursday, December 10, 2009


CPRIT awards $2 million grant to study prostate cancer (News-Medical-Net)

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has awarded its initial grant for a First-Time, Tenure Track Faculty Member to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

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