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How to Explain Mesothelioma to Your Grandchildren: Part 2, “Tweens” & Teens

How to Explain Mesothelioma to Your Grandchildren: Part 2, “Tweens” & Teens | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Sharing your mesothelioma diagnosis with your family is important – including your “tween” and teenage grandchildren.
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Leicester expert on asbestos-related cancer to speak at the House of Lords

Leicester expert on asbestos-related cancer to speak at the House of Lords | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
News article: University of Leicester mesothelioma expert Professor Dean Fennell will address the House of Lords in support of Lord Saatchis Medical Innovation Bill on Monday, 24 February
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Housing trust and two firms fined for potential asbestos risk | Qube Solution Services

Housing trust and two firms fined for potential asbestos risk | Qube Solution Services | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
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The children who played with asbestos

The children who played with asbestos | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Children in a County Durham village used to spend their days playing with lethal asbestos from a local factory. One, now 51, has cancer. What will happen to the rest?
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Builders ignored asbestos in school basement

Builders ignored asbestos in school basement | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
A building contractor has been fined £50,000 for ignoring asbestos safety rules after discovering the lethal material in the basement of Surrey school.
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Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Developing Cancers, Including Mesothelioma – Asbestos.com | MesotheliomaArticles.net

Firefighters Face Increased Risk of Developing Cancers, Including Mesothelioma – Asbestos.com | MesotheliomaArticles.net | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Firefighters... http://t.co/lUcvtWq1L6
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Driving instructor killed by asbestos exposure in 1960s

Driving instructor killed by asbestos exposure in 1960s | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Man was exposed to killer dust while working at Erdington building firm
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Home renovators get to know asbestos - Bundaberg News Mail

Home renovators get to know asbestos - Bundaberg News Mail | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
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Home renovators get to know asbestos
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"Even short-term or occasional exposure to asbestos fibres can cause mesothelioma and other fatal cancers," Ms Clift said.
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Youngest asbestos victim dies aged 18

Youngest asbestos victim dies aged 18 | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Brave Sophie loses her fiveyear battle with lung cancer.
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A warning for those who think Mesothelioma is an old mans disease.
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VIDEO: Demolition starts on ‘eyesore’ hospital

VIDEO: Demolition starts on ‘eyesore’ hospital | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Bulldozers have finally moved into Mansfield’s ‘eyesore’ general hospital site which has sat derelict for more than two decades.
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CMEC Demolition doing it right and removing Asbestos prior to demolition.

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Widow of dock worker loses husband and daughter to mesothelioma - Access Legal from Shoosmiths

Widow of dock worker loses husband and daughter to mesothelioma - Access Legal from Shoosmiths | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Widow of dock worker loses husband and daughter to mesothelioma Access Legal from Shoosmiths The news item reports how Lyn nursed her dock worker husband Terry for 18 months before his death at the age of 75 from mesothelioma.
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Who would have thought that a father hugging his daughter when he returned from work could have inadvertently exposed her to deadly asbestos fibres when she was a little girl.
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£350m for asbestos cancer victims

£350m for asbestos cancer victims | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Victims of mesothelioma, an aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to workplace asbestos, will be able to claim far larger compensation under a new fund.
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“Halesowen Dad Developed Mesothelioma After Asbestos Exposure” Asons ... - PR Web (press release)

“Halesowen Dad Developed Mesothelioma After Asbestos Exposure” Asons ... - PR Web (press release) | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
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“Halesowen Dad Developed Mesothelioma After Asbestos Exposure” Asons ...
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Bury St Edmunds window company fined £24,000 over asbestos exposure at school | Qube Solution Services

Bury St Edmunds window company fined £24,000 over asbestos exposure at school | Qube Solution Services | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
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Rochdale workers exposed to asbestos at Mansfield Soft Furnishings at Meadowcroft Mill over FIVE years after reckless boss failed to spot it

Rochdale workers exposed to asbestos at Mansfield Soft Furnishings at Meadowcroft Mill over FIVE years after reckless boss failed to spot it | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
David Mansfield, CEO of a furnishing company, told workers they were not at risk despite not carrying out asbestos checks at his factory in Rochdale.
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Asbestos killed 120 Plymouth people in just five years, shocking new figures ... - Plymouth Herald

Asbestos killed 120 Plymouth people in just five years, shocking new figures ... - Plymouth Herald | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Plymouth Herald Asbestos killed 120 Plymouth people in just five years, shocking new figures ...
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10 dangerous things in Victorian/Edwardian homes

10 dangerous things in Victorian/Edwardian homes | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
The late Victorians and the Edwardians lived through a bold age of innovation which altered life at home in profound ways - sometimes not for the best.
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A fascinating insight into the  exciting age of innovation, groundbreaking discoveries and dramatic scientific changes, many of which altered life at home in profound ways  for late Victorians and the Edwardians.

Point 8. The wonder material Asbestos.  However, the wonder material - asbestos - was, as we now know, deadly. Asbestos fibres can enter the lungs to devastating effect.

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Property: Experts urge landlords to guard against disease

Property: Experts urge landlords to guard against disease | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
L ANDLORDS are being urged to protect tenants from Legionnaires' disease and not fall foul of the law in a new campaign which says the potentially lethal disease is present at dangerous levels in...
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The Mesothelioma Bill A Gift to Insurers

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A great write up Of the New Mesothelioma Bill in Parliament – by Tony Whitston is Chair of the Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups Forum UK.
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Tyneside law firm calls for asbestos victims not to be short-changed - The Journal

Tyneside law firm calls for asbestos victims not to be short-changed - The Journal | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
The Journal Tyneside law firm calls for asbestos victims not to be short-changed The Journal Lawyers at the firm, who have represented thousands of asbestos victims, say that around 5,000 people develop an asbestos-related cancer each year...
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BBC Radio 2 - Jeremy Vine, Fatherhood and asbestos

BBC Radio 2 - Jeremy Vine, Fatherhood and asbestos | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Jeremy discusses fatherhood, paving stone theft, asbestos and living on a boat.
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Good to hear the dangers of Asbestos being discussed on prime time radio. Thanks to Mr Vine

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Charlie Chaplin museum delayed due to #asbestos find

Charlie Chaplin museum delayed due to #asbestos find | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Chaplin's World is a 55 million franc ($60 million) project, set to convert the Swiss home of Charlie Chaplin into a museum by 2015. However, plans have now been delayed as asbestos has been discovered in the building.

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'Ray of hope' for sufferers of asbestos disease mesothelioma - ABC Online

'Ray of hope' for sufferers of asbestos disease mesothelioma - ABC Online | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
BBC News 'Ray of hope' for sufferers of asbestos disease mesothelioma ABC Online A new treatment for the asbestos-related disease, mesothelioma, is offering a ray of hope to victims of the deadly cancer, researchers say.
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The History of Asbestos Infographic

The History of Asbestos Infographic | Asbestos News | Scoop.it
Learn about the history of asbestos. If you've been exposed to asbestos or have mesothelioma, call 877-869-3020 for legal help now. (#Didyouknow that #asbestos was a known killer since the early 1900s?
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