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USA NEWS from the NEJM: Fibulin-3 as a Blood and Effusion Biomarker for Pleural Mesothelioma

USA NEWS from the NEJM: Fibulin-3 as a Blood and Effusion Biomarker for Pleural Mesothelioma | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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UK NEWS for the BBC: Asbestos report order to schools

UK NEWS for the BBC: Asbestos report order to schools | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
All schools in Wales are told to deliver reports on their asbestos levels by next week, after the sudden and unexpected closure of a 900-pupil secondary.
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Photos from Andeva’s “International Day for Asbestos Victims” Conference and “A World without Asbestos” Demonstration in Paris, France.

Photos from Andeva’s “International Day for Asbestos Victims” Conference and “A World without Asbestos” Demonstration in Paris, France. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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USA NEWS: Senators Baucus & Tester urge EPA to finish Libby asbestos risk study

USA NEWS: Senators Baucus & Tester urge EPA to finish Libby asbestos risk study | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to push forward with a proposed asbestos safety standard that will guide the cleanup of a mountain town where hundreds have died from exposure to...
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Fukushima: Asbestos high in quake zone / Excessive levels of hazardous material found at demolition sites

Fukushima: Asbestos high in quake zone / Excessive levels of hazardous material found at demolition sites | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Canadian NEWS: Quebec asbestos mine won't reopen, president says

Canadian NEWS: Quebec asbestos mine won't reopen, president says | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Canada’s last asbestos mine, the Jeffrey Mine in the Eastern Townships town of Asbestos, won’t reopen, its president said Wednesday in an interview with the newspaper La Tribune.
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UK BLOG: "Mesothelioma and Me: Mesothelioma UK conference - Report of the Day"

UK BLOG: "Mesothelioma and Me: Mesothelioma UK conference - Report of the Day" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Italian NEWS: Morti da amianto, la Cassazione: «È il Porto che deve pagare i risarcimenti» - Il Gazzettino

Italian NEWS: Morti da amianto, la Cassazione: «È il Porto che deve pagare i risarcimenti» - Il Gazzettino | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
VENEZIA - Una sentenza destinata a far discutere e creare un caso: per la prima volta la Cassazione ha riconosciuto la responsabilità del Porto di Venezia per mancate misure di protezione della salute dei lavoratori portuali adibiti a mansioni a...
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Health Literacy Part One: How Can You Prevent Home, School, and Workplace Asbestos Exposure? « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

Health Literacy Part One: How Can You Prevent Home, School, and Workplace Asbestos Exposure? « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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NEWS: Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF): First Prize goes to “Dust. The Great Asbestos Trial” by Niccolò Bruna and Andrea Pranstraller

NEWS: Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF): First Prize goes to “Dust. The Great Asbestos Trial” by Niccolò Bruna and Andrea Pranstraller | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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ADAO Blog: Powerful ANDEVA “International Day for Asbestos Victims” Conference Agenda, Oct 12th, Paris « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization

ADAO Blog: Powerful ANDEVA “International Day for Asbestos Victims” Conference Agenda, Oct 12th, Paris « ADAO – Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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AU NEWS: Asbestos and satellite dish link still secret

AU NEWS: Asbestos and satellite dish link still secret | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
THE federal government has for five months been sitting on an investigation into possible asbestos disturbance at more than 1700 homes where it has installed satellite dishes under the digital TV rollout.
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ASBESTOS PREVENTION: Health and Safety Executive's 'Hidden Killer' campaign

ASBESTOS PREVENTION: Health and Safety Executive's 'Hidden Killer' campaign | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

The award winning Health and Safety Executive's 'Hidden Killer' campaign was designed to warn tradespeople about the dangers of asbestos.  This innovative campaign has also greatly increased asbestos awareness within the UK and around the world. HSE reports "Every week 20 tradesmen die from asbestos-related disease."

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Interesting: "A Promise Not Kept: Profits Over People" by Gary Cohen

Interesting: "A Promise Not Kept: Profits Over People" by Gary Cohen | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Commentary on mesothelioma and asbestos exposure at Navy Shipyards and other jobsite locations.
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World Health Organization (WHO) report: "NATIONAL PROGRAMMES FOR ELIMINATION OF ASBESTOS-RELATED DISEASES: REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT"

NEWS: World Health Organization (WHO) report: "NATIONAL PROGRAMMES FOR ELIMINATION OF ASBESTOS-RELATED DISEASES: REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT" http://sco.lt/4hdBxZ

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Canadian NEWS: Mike Holmes, host of new HGTV series, has advice for Canadian home buyers about Asbestos

Canadian NEWS: Mike Holmes, host of new HGTV series, has advice for Canadian home buyers about Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

TORONTO - With Canada's housing market showing signs of cooling, prospective buyers need to stop looking for their "dream home" and be practical, says celebrity contractor Mike Holmes. "Anything before 1980 has a possible 50/50 chance of containing asbestos in the plaster, tile and attic insulation. And if you just knew that, that's education."


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USA NEWS: Asbestos Mitigation Forces Camp Hale Shut Down

USA NEWS: Asbestos Mitigation Forces Camp Hale Shut Down | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The number of homeless veterans is declining as the Veterans Affairs Department works to eliminate the problem by 2015, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki said Tuesday.
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Canadian NEWS: PQ leader Pauline Marois calls first meeting with Stephen Harper ‘almost warm’ | National Post

Canadian NEWS: PQ leader Pauline Marois calls first meeting with Stephen Harper ‘almost warm’ | National Post | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Marois suggested that agreements will be possible between her sovereigntist government and Ottawa as they met at the Francophonie summit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
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USA NEWS: "Expert: Asbestos poorly understood by public"

USA NEWS: "Expert: Asbestos poorly understood by public" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Expert: Asbestos poorly understood by public...
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USA NEWS: EPA gives Oklahoma $240,000 to reduce asbestos

USA NEWS: EPA gives Oklahoma $240,000 to reduce asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Oklahoma Department of Labor $242,322 to help reduce exposure to asbestos in schools and state buildings through compliance monitoring.
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NYT Op Ed: "The Cancer Lobby" by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

If chemicals are carcinogens, should the government hide that information?

WHO knew that carcinogens had their own lobby in Washington

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AU NEWS: Life in a non existent town - Population: 6 Due to Asbestos

AU NEWS: Life in a non existent town - Population: 6 Due to Asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

Life in a non existent town - Population: 6...In the 1950s and 1960s blue asbestos was mined in the town and at its peak in the 1950s the town had a population of about 500 people.


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Great book! Mesothelioma patient fights the disease with grit, determination, and a wicked sense of humour.

Great book! Mesothelioma patient fights the disease with grit, determination, and a wicked sense of humour. | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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USA NEWS: County takes next step to demolish homes

LISBON — The first dilapidated and abandoned homes to be demolished with state fundings could be less than two months away if everything works out.
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