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1 hr ago | SFGate

Mesothelioma Organization Works to Add Members to 'Deadliest Cancer Caucus'

Through focused advocacy, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation , as well as other members of the Deadliest Cancers Coalition, increased membership in the newly established Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers.

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Related Topix: Health, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Adam Schiff, Zoe Lofgren, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican

2 hrs ago | ABC News

ACT to request loan to help solve Mr Fluffy asbestos crisis

The ACT Government will ask the Commonwealth for a low interest loan or fund, potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars, to help it solve the region's asbestos crisis.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Health,

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gazette Series

Wotton lorry driver died from work-related asbestos

LOADING and unloading asbestos sheets and pipes led to the death of a Wotton-under-Edge lorry driver decades later, a coroner has ruled.

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Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Health, Lung Cancer

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Rosetta Genomics Announces Next-Generation Sequencing Research...

Ltd., the commercial arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science. The agreement involves collaboration with the Nancy and Stephen Grand Israel National Center for Personalized Medicine to develop novel methods for the preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries for small RNAs.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Rosetta Genomics, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lakeland Times

Writer concerned about potential mine's legacy

Some people say, "We had iron mining in the Penokees before; the environment is fine now; and we need jobs."

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Related Topix: Superior, WI, Health, Iron County, WI

Star Phoenix

Gov't will tidy up asbestos registry, Morgan says

The province will require public building owners to submit information about the cancer-causing material in a standard format, and store the data in a searchable database, says Don Morgan, minister of labour relations and workplace safety.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

Legal Newsline scores big win for asbestos transparency: Examiner Editorial

Garlock Sealing Technologies, founded in 1887, originally produced seals for rods in locomotive steam engines.

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Related Topix: Health, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

This is Wiltshire

A 95k pay-out for rail worker

A SWINDON family has received A 95,000 in compensation from British Rail following the death of a former labourer who was exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Health

Foster's Daily Democrat

Asbestos shuts down Sigma Nu fraternity house

Members of UNH's chapter of the Sigma Nu fraternity are left without a home now that asbestos has been found in their 10 Madbury Road building.

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Related Topix: Sigma Nu, Student Society, Fraternities, Fire, Durham, NH, Health, Lung Cancer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

U.S. judge strikes sealing order over Garlock asbestos liability

A North Carolina federal judge has struck down a bankruptcy court ruling that sealed evidence and testimony about gasket maker Garlock Sealing Technologies' liability for asbestos injuries, saying no compelling reason was stated to close the proceedings.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, EnPro Industries, Health

Financial Planning

Advisors: Don't Ignore Veterans Benefits

Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.

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Related Topix: SourceMedia, US Military, US Navy, Health, Pension, Personal Finance, Life, Veteran Affairs

Hispanic Business

Aduro BioTech Names Industry Veteran and Academic Leader, Gerald Chan, DSc to its Board of Directors

"Gerald is a highly respected executive, investor and an internationally renowned scientist.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Asbestos puts state scrutiny on Roosevelt site cleanup

Asbestos puts state scrutiny on Roosevelt site cleanup The removal will likely start within the first two weeks of August Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/asbestos-puts-state-scrutiny-roosevelt-site-cleanup/13078571/ A backhoe takes down sections of the building as firefighters from St. Cloud ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Health

JD Supra

Texas Supreme Court Holds That Requirement to Provide Evidence of...

On July 12, 2014, in Bostic v. Georgia Pacific Corp. , No. 10-0775, a six-justice majority of the Texas Supreme Court issued a major decision on causation in asbestos cases.

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Related Topix: Paper, Construction, Georgia Pacific, Health

SBWire

Thomas H Hart III Joins Bergman to Tackle Mesothelioma Cases

Asbestos continues to be a threat to American workers and is the leading cause of occupational cancer today.

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Related Topix: Health, South Carolina

NEWS.com.au

Willetton teachers, students may sue

A LAW firm has warned any teachers or students affected by asbestos found at Willetton SHS may sue the Education Minister.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Phoenix

Asbestos registry a muddle, advocates say

Jesse Todd, chairperson of Asbestos Disease Awareness in front of the old entrance to Royal University Hospital, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada,

This is Local London

Battersea Power Station evacuated and trains halted after gas leak

A woman dying of exposure to asbestos at Battersea Power Station remarried her husband as she lay on her deathbed.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

Two ACT cancer cases 'linked to Mr Fluffy asbestos insulation'

Two people linked to Canberra houses with Mr Fluffy insulation have reportedly been diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Health

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Watford Observer

A cancer support group from Garston celebrated its fifth anniversary earlier this month.

The Garston Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma Support roup, which meets on the first Tuesday of every month, celebrated its fifth anniversary and marked the annual Action Mesothelioma Day on Friday, July 4. Set up by Linda Charalambous, a nurse who specialises in supporting people with lung cancer from Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead hospitals, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

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