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The Grapevine addiction recovery group in Boise, Idaho, might be out of a meeting place after asbestos was found in the old firehouse the organization rents.
Curcumin, a compound in the spice turmeric commonly used to make curries, has shown promise as a possible treatment for malignant mesothelioma.
Next week, the House Judiciary Committee will begin marking up two key pieces of legislation that could affect mesothelioma patients’ attempts to receive compensation.
Although asbestos has been added to the most dangerous chemicals list, the EPA could take up to three years to warn Montana citizens of the dangers.
Asbestos clean up has begun at a site in Northwest Portland where a natural gas explosion occurred three months ago.
The City of Detroit is using a $4.5 million grant to prepare inmates for jobs in removing asbestos from buildings owned by the city.
Asbestos victims have reached a $25 million settlement with the State of Montana over exposures that occurred at the W. R. Grace mining site in Libby.
The EPA has issued its final call for residents to request asbestos inspections in Libby and Troy, Montana, as part of the agency’s Superfund program.
Italian researchers have discovered that asbestos can travel as far as the gallbladder in patients who have been diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma.
Hartford Connecticut Financial Company signed a $1.5 billion reinsurance agreement to cover its asbestos and environmental liability exposures.
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