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Products Containing Asbestos

Most products containing asbestos were manufactured prior to the 1980s, but many of them are still in use or available from antique and rummage stores, flea markets, garage sales or just acquired from attics and basements. Other categories of...

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Asbestos in Use Today

Over half the Maryland deaths from asbestos related diseases between 1979 and 1999 occurred in Baltimore County and Baltimore City County. High-risk asbestos exposure in these counties is a known risk in many different industries that used...

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Asbestos as a Risk Factor

Once known as a miracle mineral, asbestos has lost favor, as it becomes increasingly known as a risk factor for many deadly diseases. Mesothelioma Asbestos is notorious as the only known risk factor for mesothelioma, a fatal cancer that can...

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Pleural Effusions

Pleural effusions can be caused by a number of diseases. Among them are any lung disease caused by exposure to asbestos. A pleural effusion is an accumulation of fluid in the pleural space that is caused by irritation of either or both pleural...

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Pleural Thickening

The pleural lung lining is actually two layers of elastic membrane that glide against one another over a layer of lubricating fluid. One layer lines the chest wall and the other surrounds the lungs. When a pleural membrane thickens it loses its...

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Pleural Plaques

One of the indicators of asbestos exposure is the presence of pleural plaques on x-ray or CT scan. Pleural plaques are calcifications located in the pleural lining, the outer lining that covers the inner chest wall. Though pleural plaques are not...

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How Are People Exposed to Asbestos?

Washington D.C. and Maryland are areas of great historic interest, and most of the area’s older buildings are treasured for their antiquity and presence during so many historical milestones. For that reason, they have been preserved and...

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