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Asbestos exposure "unlikely to cause major health problems"

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low.

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Asbestos 'unlikely to cause health issues for residents'

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low. Nevertheless care should always be taken to minimise inhalation of asbestos fibres.

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Asbestos 'unlikely to cause health issues for residents'

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

A review of scientific evidence about the risks of asbestos exposure to residents of houses undergoing renovation and repair work, such as has been carried out and is ongoing in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes, has found the health risks are generally low. Nevertheless care should always be taken to minimise inhalation of asbestos fibres.

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New Book Cancer Solution Is a Breath of Fresh Air in the Medical Profession

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dr. Joseph Maresca suggests that Dr. Jack Westman's book The Cancer Solution: Taking Charge of Your Life with Cancer should be read by every layperson and physician.

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WMC unveils new cancer treatment center

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WEIRTON – Weirton Medical Center Tuesday officially unveiled its latest effort to provide for the health of the community with an open house at its new WMC Cancer Center.

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Our View: Spotlight on breast cancer has raised millions for research

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The October spotlight to raise breast cancer awareness has improved the health and lives of thousands of women.

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Construction Violations Released Asbestos Into Denver Apartments

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve and Kim Weiner are so afraid of the health conditions in their apartment they won't even let family help them move out.

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CAMC authorizes joint venture for cancer center radiation services

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Lydia Nuzum The Charleston Area Medical Center board of trustees approved entering into a joint venture with Alliance HealthCare Services, a national diagnostic radiology provider, and Charleston Radiation Therapy Consultants to provide radiation care for the health system’s new cancer treatment center.

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Breast Cancer Patients May Be 'Denied' A Longer Life After NHS Reject Expensive Drug

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The advances in cancer treatments are remarkable but unfortunately, also costly. A drug that can extend the lives of some women with an advanced form of breast cancer has been rejected for NHS use because it is too expensive. The high price of Kadcyla makes it “impossible” to recommend for widespread use in the health service, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) said …

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Breast Cancer Patients May Be 'Denied' A Longer Life After NHS Reject Expensive Drug

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The advances in cancer treatments are remarkable but unfortunately, also costly. A drug that can extend the lives of some women with an advanced form of breast cancer has been rejected for NHS use because it is too expensive.

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