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10 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Asbestos scare sends school staff home

A wing of Cherryville High School was evacuated Tuesday after workers drilled into asbestos.

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Related Topix: Gaston County, NC, Health

23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dr. Ahmet Is k brings hope to patients with advanced cancer in Gaziantep, Turkey

Gaziantep is a small city with a big resume that doesn't quite connect. The arid dusty landscape that makes the sky appear almost beige during the day, the grit that coats everything; hair, clothes, the inside of the nose, the corner of the eyes along with the over 100 degree temperatures are in stark contrast to the slick advertisements.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Travel, Syria Travel, Middle East Travel, Journalism, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Personal Injury Law News

State high court to rule on suit by asbestos-worker's family

A state appeals court had ruled in May that Johnny Kesner, diagnosed in 2011 with a terminal form of mesothelioma commonly caused by asbestos, could sue his uncle's former employer, Abex, which made brake linings filled with asbestos.

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Medical News

CD157 important in malignant pleural mesothelioma

CD157 plays a pivotal role in the progression of malignant pleural mesothelioma and may be useful in the stratification of patients into different prognostic groups, Italian research suggests.

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Related Topix: Health, Ovarian Cancer

South Wales Argus

(8042559) in Happier Times: Gerald Bythell and his wife Evelyn

A FORMER factory worker whose health deteriorated sharply in the months before his death last September, died of industrial disease, a Gwent area coroner concluded.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

This is Local London

Friend demands answers over council worker's asbestos death

The death of a council employee from an asbestos-related cancer has been "brushed under the carpet" by the town hall, according to her lifelong friend.

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Forbes.com

The Negative Impact Of Pfizer's Mergers And Budget Cuts On Cancer R&D

"And then, I don't know if Mikael Dolsten is on the call, but just a question on business development, analyzing, outlicensing activity.

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Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic), Oncology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Stephen J. Foley, Foley & Mansfield Founding Partner and Renowned...

Stephen J. Foley, a renowned trial attorney who was a founding partner of the national law firm of Foley & Mansfield died Saturday peacefully at home surrounded by family after a long illness.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

New Mesothelioma Research Reveals Survival Advantage with Repeat...

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Business News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Republic

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Health, Lung Cancer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

Mr Fluffy-style asbestos insulation checks by NSW Government welcomed

An independent investigation into how many New South Wales properties contain potentially deadly loose-fill asbestos insulation has received bi-partisan political support.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Concordia Healthcare Corp. Announces Financial and Operational...

All future quarterly dividends will be subject to quarterly financial review and board approval.

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Related Topix: Donnatal, Belladonna Alkaloid (generic), Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Health

Penarth Times

Heartbroken widow of former Penarth foundry worker appeals for...

APPEAL: The widow of Ian 'Yano' James is appealing for his former colleagues to come forward with information about his working conditions THE heartbroken widow of a former Penarth foundry worker who died from an asbestos-related cancer is appealing to his former colleagues to come forward with any information about the working conditions to help ... (more)

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InsiderOnline

Texas Supreme Court Rejects "Any Exposure" Causation in Asbestos Litigation

While the Texas Supreme Court rejected a formalistic adherence to "but for" causation in mesothelioma, the essence of "but for" still survives because, "but for" legally sufficient proof of exposure to the particular defendant's product, the defendant cannot be held liable.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Demolition of Tribune building resumes

After several weeks of inactivity, demolition of the Tribune Printing Company building resumed today.

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Sheffield Star

Appeal for help over asbestos cancer death

The family of a Sheffield worker who died of an asbestos-related cancer is appealing for his former colleagues to help with an investigation into the man's exposure to the deadly dust.

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Sunherald.com

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Health, Lung Cancer

The Wichita Eagle

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

In this Nov. 23, 2013 photo, a guard looks out through a hole in the closed door of the Ramco Industries Ltd. factory which manufactures asbestos products in Bhojpur district of Bihar state, India.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Health, Lung Cancer

Brandon Sun

Asbestos going strong in developing world, where industry glosses over scientific consensus

The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at a conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Health, Lung Cancer

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NBC San Diego

Homeowners Renew Escondido Country Club Fight

The battle over whether a multi-million dollar housing development should be built in the North County is heating up.

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Related Topix: Escondido, CA, Health, San Diego County, CA

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