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October 2017 Archives

Identifying the symptoms of lung cancer

Lung cancer is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people throughout the country each year. It is always important for you to speak with a doctor about any unusual symptoms or feelings you have regarding your health. Many times, symptoms associated with lung cancer turn out to be bronchitis or some other illness and vice versa.

How to identify asbestos in the workplace

Asbestos is a problem that can lead to health issues that can put you out of work. It's a good idea to learn how to identify asbestos in your place of employment, especially if you work in the construction industry, where this is still very dominant in older buildings. Here are some tips for identifying asbestos in the workplace.

Report says all types of asbestos are deadly

A new report released in September of 2017 says that all types of asbestos have the ability to be deadly. The study was performed by researchers from Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital. The results of the study confirm what scientists have believed for years, and that is there is no safe form of asbestos and that all forms can eventually lead to malignant mesothelioma.