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Inhaling microscopic fibers can cause asbestosis

If you work in certain industries or locations, such as auto mechanics, a naval shipyard, a railroad, factory or old school building, there may be unseen hazards in your workplace that place your health at risk. Many North Carolina workers…

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Recurrence of mesothelioma in patients

Receiving a diagnosis of certain types of cancer can be devastating. While many types of cancer are treatable, there are other types that are difficult to manage, and they often result in the death of the patient. Mesothelioma is a…

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What is asbestos, and why is it dangerous?

If you have ever worked in a building or lived in a North Carolina home constructed before 1978, you’re at risk for certain adverse health conditions. The same is true if you’ve worked in an auto mechanics shop, on a…

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Common signs of asbestos poisoning

When you go to work, you are likely not thinking about the many different ways you could experience physical harm or suffer the effects of an illness as a result of the work you do. In reality, workers do sometimes…

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Hidden dangers could result in a mesothelioma diagnosis

Mesothelioma is a deadly disease that takes countless lives every year. Common occupations include construction workers, demolition crews, home renovators, firefighters, and those working in industrial settings and power plants. Close to one-third of lawsuits involve claims from Navy veterans…

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What are the earliest symptoms of mesothelioma?

Throughout North Carolina and South Carolina, there are many people who have unknowingly contracted a terminal illness. In fact, they might be sick for years before they develop symptoms or receive a diagnosis. One illness that often fits this description…

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How cosmetic talc can be a danger to your health

When you purchase a consumer product, you assume that it will be safe to use and not cause you any unnecessary harm. Unfortunately, there are times when consumers suffer harm due to unsafe products, but sometimes the extent of this…

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New insight on the development of mesothelioma

Receiving a diagnosis of certain types of cancer can be devastating, both for you and your loved ones. Mesothelioma is a specific type of cancer that is aggressive and incurable, and it is often the result of exposure to the…

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Does your loved one have mesothelioma?

If a doctor has diagnosed your loved one with a terminal illness, it’s understandable that you want to help him or her retain the greatest quality of life possible as each phase of the illness progresses. Are you a caregiver…

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Mesothelioma refers to 3 types of illness

If you had exposure to microscopic fibers that categorized as “asbestos,” your health is at risk. Asbestos-related illnesses are often slow to develop in the human body, however, so many years might pass before you realize that you are ill.…

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