News from the United States and around the world on topics related to mesothelioma and asbestos. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a news story you would like us to report on.
After their grandmother’s death from mesothelioma, two cousins decided to create a documentary to raise awareness on the disease. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
A mesothelioma wrongful death lawsuit against Scotts lawn fertilizer has been granted an appeal in New Jersey court. Learn more about the case at Mesothelioma.com.
Michigan Congresswoman Dingell has introduced legislation for a ban on asbestos in children’s makeup. Learn about the proposed bill at Mesothelioma.com.
The EPA recently announced an initial 31 Superfund sites that will be a focus for commercial redevelopment in communities throughout the U.S. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
A new bill is expected to pass soon to make it easier for workers exposed at the Hanford Site to qualify for workers’ compensation. Learn more about it at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
The EPA has named an asbestos superfund site in Ambler, Pennsylvania among 30 promising sites for commercial redevelopment. Learn more at Mesothelioma.com.
Mesothelioma survivor and advocate Heather Von St. James has been honored with a Daily Point of Light Award for her work in the mesothelioma community. Learn more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Jury selection has begun for New Jersey’s first asbestos-related talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. Learn more about this case and related talcum powder lawsuits at Mesothelioma.com.
A new study shows that even low doses of asbestos fibers found around the Lake Mead area make mice sick. Learn more about this and other recent medical information related to asbestos and mesothelioma at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
Over the Christmas weekend, Claire’s store chain began pulling makeup marketed at children due to the discovery of asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
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