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Blog Posts in 2018

  • 7 Surprising Signs of Lung Cancer You Need to Know

    As you might expect, the majority of symptoms for lung cancer develop in the lungs , resulting in chest pain, shortness of breath and coughing up blood. However, many signs of lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, go unnoticed or are confused with other diseases. If you’re able to take note of these surprising symptoms immediately and seek medical help, ...
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  • What Is Secondhand or Take-Home Asbestos Exposure?

    Did you know people can get an asbestos-related disease, such as mesothelioma, without ever working around the toxic mineral? In an asbestos-heavy work environment, acts such as cutting, drilling and sanding can expel toxic fibers in the air, which can get distributed across the workplace through ventilation ducts and onto workers’ clothing and skin. Depending on work regulations and knowledge of ...
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  • Knee Injection Drug Recalled for Contamination

    American biotech company Sanofi Genzyme voluntarily recalled a lot of over 12,000 Synvisc-One (hylan G-F 20) syringes on December 11, 2017. Synvisc-One is a drug to relieve knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis. The gel inside the syringe is reportedly contaminated with certain microbes that may increase patients’ risk of infection. Sanofi revealed that the microbes are resistant to many ...
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  • Warning: Girls' Makeup Recalled for Containing Asbestos

    Parents of young girls everywhere are disappointed after learning that their daughters’ favorite stores are under investigation for selling asbestos-containing makeup. Below is a list of popular stores that may have sold makeup contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen. Justice A recent third-party investigation revealed that Justice’s “Just Shine Shimmer Powder” tested positive for four ...
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  • 10 Ways to Manage Stress During Cancer Treatment and Recovery

    The physical and mental strength it takes to battle cancer is often so stressful that it leaves people feeling helpless. Prolonged stress can cause serious damage to the body, leaving it more vulnerable to illness. Finding ways to cope with cancer surely isn’t easy, and while there’s no single solution that works for everyone, there are some tried and true methods worth exploring. Our Lung Cancer ...
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