mesothelioma

School board meeting
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Mike DeNardo
September 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
After a Philly teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma — a form of cancer linked to asbestos exposure — Philadelphia school board members are now taking a closer look inside district schools. Some parents argue asbestos reports from the district are not easy to find or break down. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
September 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
A Philadelphia teacher has been diagnosed with a lung cancer linked to asbestos exposure. The teachers union says this highlights an urgent need for money to address environmental problems in the city's aging school buildings.
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File photo dated 06/01/16 of a shop sign for claire's in central London.
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Suzanne Monaghan
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Earlier this month the popular children's store Claire's recalled some makeup products because they tested positive for asbestos, a mineral linked to deadly cancers. But, many makeup products come with those risks since they contain talc, according to Michelle Whitmer, a medical writer for the...
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