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Johnson & Johnson Faces $117 Million Verdict in First Asbestos Talcum Powder Lawsuit Loss

New Jersey jury found Johnson & Johnson guilty in first asbestos talcum powder lawsuit loss, resulting in a $117 million verdict. Read about the case at

Johnson & Johnson Loses First Asbestos Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson lost its first asbestos talcum powder lawsuit with a $37 million verdict. Read about the case at

Discovery of Possible New Organ Could Impact How Cancer Is Diagnosed and Treated

Researchers suggest a possible new organ in the body that could have a significant impact on how we diagnose and treat cancer. Learn more about the study at

President’s Cancer Panel Announces Plan to Maximize Value and Cost of Cancer Drugs

The President’s Cancer Panel released their latest report around the value and affordability of the latest cancer drugs. The panel identified pain points and potential solutions to improve the cost of treatment.

New Investigation Finds Asbestos in Claire’s Products as They File for Bankruptcy

Claire’s Stores, Inc. filed for bankruptcy, with many wondering if new tests that found asbestos in its makeup products contributed to the store’s downfall. Read more at

New Documentary Shines Light on Asbestos and Mesothelioma

After their grandmother’s death from mesothelioma, two cousins decided to create a documentary to raise awareness on the disease. Learn more at

New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawsuit Reopened Against Scotts Fertilizer

A mesothelioma wrongful death lawsuit against Scotts lawn fertilizer has been granted an appeal in New Jersey court. Learn more about the case at

Proposed Legislation Calls for Ban on Asbestos in Children’s Makeup

Michigan Congresswoman Dingell has introduced legislation for a ban on asbestos in children’s makeup. Learn about the proposed bill at

EPA Plans Redevelopment for 31 Superfund Sites

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

New Bill Could Help Hanford Site Workers Facing Health Conditions From Toxic Exposure

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.

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