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What are the types of mesothelioma?

It is common to believe that mesothelioma is a lung cancer. While it is true that the disease can affect the lungs, that is not the only part of the body susceptible to this cancer. The Mayo Clinic explains there are multiple types of mesothelioma. It can impact the...

Signs of asbestos exposure

While the U.S. has long since banned asbestos in construction materials, the potential exposure still exists. According to Asebestos.com, approximately 39,000 Americans die annually due to asbestos-related diseases. Unfortunately, symptoms of exposure may take decades...

Are asbestos diaphragms dangerous?

Scientists have long recognized the value of using chlorine to kill potentially harmful bacteria. Indeed, you may find chlorine in your drinking water, swimming pool or under-the-sink cleaning solutions. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...

What is brown asbestos?

By now, many Americans realize that asbestos is a potentially toxic and often harmful substance. You may not know, however, that asbestos is a catch-all term for many substances. Indeed, the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act identifies six distinct types of...