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  • Cancer Rates Fall, but Lung Cancer Still Problematic, Report Says

    Source: CNN A report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has shown that – for the first time – rates of both cancer deaths and new cancer diagnoses are falling for men and women in America. The report aggregates data from a number of the country’s top medical organizations to show that the …

    Label: Cancer Lung Cancer

    Posted on Wednesday, Nov 26, 2008
  • EU Calls for New Rules on Dismantling Ships

    Source: Associated Press The European Union is calling for the development of new rules that govern the breakup of oil tankers and other large shipping vessels to better protect workers and environmental interests. Because most of the yards where ships are torn down are now located in Southeast Asia, EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas is …

    Label: Asbestos

    Posted on Friday, Nov 21, 2008
  • Health Officials Warn of Asbestos Dangers Near Mine

    Source: Vermont Public Radio The State of Vermont is warning residents to stay clear of an abandoned asbestos mine in the Eden/Lowell area after a state-sponsored study showed a statistically significant increase in asbestosis and lung cancer among residents within 10 miles of the mine. State Health Commissioner Wendy Davis, MD, recently gave an interview …

    Label: Asbestos Lung Cancer

    Posted on Friday, Nov 7, 2008
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