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MDH Commissioner Mandernach to Resign

August 21, 2007 - St.Paul- A news report says embattled Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Dianne Mandernach plans to resign in October. Read More


It’s a Horrible Way to Die

August 19, 2007 - Tens of thousands of blue-collar workers are being robbed of their golden years because of a deadly asbestos-related lung cancer that for decades has been overlooked. Read More


Workers Were Never Warned, says Norwell Cancer Victim

August 19, 2007 - George Hutchinson shouldn't be alive today. Doctors gave the Norwell man six months to live in July 2005 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Read More


Asbestos Cause Of Deadly Mesothelioma

August 15, 2007 - Asbestos is the commercial name given to certain types of fibrous materials. They are silicates of varying compositions; the silica combined with such bases as Magnesium, Iron, Calcium,... Read More


15 Confirmed Cases of Asbestos Exposure in West Texas

August 15, 2007 - So far, 15 West Dallas workers and residents show signs of asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and cancer. Read More


Companies Pay Big Money to Lobbyists on Asbestos Issues

August 14, 2007 - Vulcan Materials Co., an asphalt and concrete supplier based in Birmingham, Alabama, spent $360,000 in first half of 2007 to lobby the federal government regarding legislation banning... Read More


Officials Outline Miner Health Study

August 13, 2007 - For decades, miners on the Iron Range appear to have suffered higher than average rates of respiratory disease and other ailments. University of Minnesota officials, outlined a broad and... Read More


Asbestos Killed my Husband

August 6, 2007 - He was only a child when it begun and he played as children do in his yard with his toy cars and tip trucks but his sand was asbestos blue. Read More


Asbestos Bill Passes Through Senate Committee

August 6, 2007 - Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash), a long time advocate for victims of asbestos-related diseases, celebrated Tuesday as her bill calling for a total ban on asbestos passed through the Senate... Read More


Cleveland Cliffs Could use Some Profits to Make Mining Safer

August 3, 2007 - Cleveland Cliffs reported a record second-quarter profit of 13 percent. Higher sales volume in both North America and Asia-Pacific are solid evidence that the company has truly achieved a... Read More


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