Asbestos

Asbestos, a material that has woven its way into various aspects of our lives, has also impacted the lives of millions of individuals diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease. Whether you are seeking information for awareness or dealing with an asbestos-related diagnosis, we encourage you to explore these blogs as we unravel the threads of this silent, significant hazard.

Vietnam War Veteran’s Day

Vietnam War Veteran’s Day

The Vietnam War, also known as, the Second Indochina War or the Vietnam Conflict, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia that lasted from November 1955 to April 1975.

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Looking to the Stars: Lessons from Asbestos in Space Exploration

Looking to the Stars: Lessons from Asbestos in Space Exploration

The history of space exploration is a tale of human innovation and technological leaps. Yet, amid the triumphs and achievements, lies a less discussed aspect: the use of asbestos in spacecraft construction. Asbestos, celebrated for its insulation and heat-resistant properties, […]

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Asbestos in Pop Culture: Unveiling its Cultural Depictions and Impact

Asbestos in Pop Culture: Unveiling its Cultural Depictions and Impact

​​​​​​​Lights, camera…asbestos? While not the dreamiest, camera-ready topic, asbestos has found an unexpected place in pop culture. Beyond its industrial applications, asbestos and its associated health risks have woven themselves into various forms of media, from movies and TV shows […]

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A Historical Perspective: The Rise and Fall of Asbestos

A Historical Perspective: The Rise and Fall of Asbestos

Asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral known for its remarkable heat resistance and durability, has a long and storied history. For centuries, it was revered for its versatility and widely used in various industries. However, as we delve into the historical […]

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August 4th – Coast Guard’s Birthday

August 4th – Coast Guard’s Birthday

On August 4th, 2023, the United States Coast Guard celebrates its 233rd birthday! The day commemorates the military organization for its dedication and discipline to America’s safety and well-being. Since 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard has played a vital role […]

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World Lung Cancer Day 2023

World Lung Cancer Day 2023

August 1st is recognized globally as World Lung Cancer Day. The day is centered around urging the public to learn about the risk factors for the disease and highlighting the importance of early detection through regular lung cancer screenings. While […]

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Independence Day:Firework Packaging Contained Asbestos Materials

Independence Day:Firework Packaging Contained Asbestos Materials

The 4th of July is an iconic American holiday! Independence Day commemorates the ratification of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress on July 4th, 1776.

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Father’s Day 2023

Father’s Day 2023

Each year, on the third Sunday of June we celebrate Father’s Day. This year, Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 18th, 2023. Father’s Day is a holiday to honor fatherhood in its many forms and special relationships parenthood presents itself.

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