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What is chrysotile asbestos?

If you have ever worked as a construction contractor, you may be able to recognize asbestos by sight without performing chemical testing. While asbestos is a naturally occurring fiber that builders and others used for decades, it comes in more than one form. In fact,...

Should you worry about hoarseness?

Your voice is part of what makes you immediately recognizable to friends and family members. You also use your voice to complete your job duties, participate in social activities and even engage in recreational pursuits. Put simply, if you lose your voice, your life...

How can I protect my family from asbestos?

Many Americans assume that asbestos is a workplace-related hazard. However, there are thousands of residential buildings across the US that may contain asbestos. Given how harmful asbestos exposure is, you must take all proper precautions. According to the...

Diagnosis of asbestosis

Prolonged exposure to asbestos can lead to a condition called asbestosis. This occurs when asbestos fibers irritate the lungs, forming scar tissue. Scarred lung tissue is stiffer and does not expand as well as healthy tissue. This makes breathing more difficult....