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NDP Issues Christmas Toy Asbestos Warning

November 30, 2007 - The NDP is calling on the federal government to shut down Canada's asbestos industry and scrap "horrifying" regulations that allow the use of the cancer-causing mineral in children's... Read More


Dangerous Levels of Asbestos in Homes

November 7, 2007 - Half of a group of homes in Thetford Mines, Que., had levels of asbestos high enough that, if the same concentrations were detected in U.S. schools, students wouldn't be allowed inside the... Read More


Dana to Settle 7,500 Asbestos Lawsuits

October 29, 2007 - Dana Corp. has agreed to pay 7,500 personal injury claimants a total of $2 million to resolve their lawsuits stemming from asbestos-laden gaskets produced by the auto-parts supplier Read More


Cleveland Cliffs is Attempting to Mislead the Public about Asbestos

October 26, 2007 - Once again, a major mining company is attempting to mislead and confuse its past and present employees and the public about its concern for their health and safety. Read More


Mesothelioma from Asbestos the Cost in Human Terms

October 25, 2007 - Les Skramstad. Jack Davis. Bob Wheelis. Three names that have, or may soon, become statistics at the behest of asbestos. (Skramstad), as you may have read, lost his battle with asbestosis.... Read More


Asbestos Exposure only Known Link to Pleural Mesothelioma

October 23, 2007 - Even though asbestos has been a dirty word for decades, and its use and prevalence has dramatically declined, the toxic substance is still making its presence felt, and is still at the root... Read More


Former Navy Sailor Wins $35M Asbestos Lawsuit

October 18, 2007 - A former Navy sailor who was exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago has been awarded $35.1 million in compensatory damages after he was diagnosed with cancer. Read More


Asbestos Every Little Bit Hurts

October 16, 2007 - In 1976, W.R. Grace & Co. convinced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider products containing less than one percent asbestos as non-asbestos containing products. Read More


EPA Refused to Warn of Asbestos Dangers

October 16, 2007 - Congressional investigators will hammer the Environmental Protection Agency in a soon-to-be-released report for its flawed examination and cleanup of hundreds of factories that once... Read More


MU Researchers Receive Grant to Improve Fertility in Female Cancer Survivors

October 12, 2007 - Before Michelle Baetiong began chemotherapy for abdominal cancer in 2006, she decided to have eggs from her ovary frozen, knowing there was only a 6 percent chance that the two harvested... Read More


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