Physicians and nurses, looking for an asbestos education? Look here for no-cost CME credits associated with asbestos-related disease.
Western Australian researchers have determined the risk of developing mesothelioma continues to increase even 40 years after a person’s first exposure to asbestos. Read more…
Check here for more facilities around the country that are offering free or low cost low-dose CT screenings to smokers that have had an asbestos exposure.
If you have had an exposure to asbestos; are currently, or have been, a pack-a-day smoker for 20 years; are between 50 and 74 years of age; and do not have any symptoms associated with an asbestos exposure, please click here.
Amphibole asbestos, a contaminant found in vermiculite home insulation and used in the construction of the original World Trade Center, may be associated with a disease affecting the connective tissue surrounding the lungs causing pain and a decrease in lung function. Click here to read the July 29, 2014 story.