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Seven Facts You Should Know About Asbestos And How It Affects Your Health

January 23, 2019
The dangers of asbestos have become increasingly clear over the past couple of decades, including the negative impact that it can have on your overall health. The primary health effects of exposure to asbestos are lung cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma. In the 1970s, asbestos was widely used in many products, but...

Should you attempt to remove asbestos on your own?

September 8, 2018
Australia has a long history of asbestos use. Between the 1950s and 1970s, the country recorded the highest use of asbestos in the world. It is not surprising when cancer studies show a high incidence of a specific cancer of the mesothelium – a thin layer of tissue that covers...