Month: July 2020

Is asbestos still used?

At this point, it is well known that asbestos causes cancer, specifically mesothelioma. Not only is asbestos dangerous for those who work around it, it is also possible for people who work at asbestos-contaminated workplaces to bring home particles of the substance to...

Detecting lung cancer in its earlier stages

A severe illness such as lung cancer may begin to develop when an individual works in a hazardous environment. Its symptoms and effects, however, may not show up until several years later, in some cases, even after a former employee has retired from the job.  Lung...