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Avoid Mesothelioma Risk When Storing Holiday Decorations

Many people have heard the warnings about the mesothelioma danger posed by vintage asbestos Christmas decorations. Asbestos, a toxic mineral linked to mesothelioma and lung cancer, was popular from as early as the 1930s for “flocking” Christmas trees and making various types of snow-like holiday decorations. Unfortunately, when the asbestos in these decorations becomes airborne or […]

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Ingredient in Vinegar Kills Mesothelioma Cells in Minutes

There is new evidence that the primary ingredient in vinegar might eventually be used to help fight deadly malignant mesothelioma. Acetic acid is the colorless organic compound that gives vinegar its pungent smell and distinctive sour taste. It makes up 3 to 5% of vinegar. (The remaining 95-97% is water) In its pure form, acetic […]

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Mesothelioma Patients May Need Medication to Reduce Clot Risk

Malignant mesothelioma does more than impede a patient’s ability to breathe; there’s evidence that it can also increase the risk for blood clots and strokes. Researchers in Ankara, Turkey have just released a new study on the increased risk of thromboembolic events (TEEs) in patients with malignant mesothelioma. TEEs can occur when a blood clot […]

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