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Our blog is a timely voice for cancer patients, caregivers, and those seeking information about mesothelioma and asbestos-related topics. By providing relevant news, personal stories, and practical insights, we will further spread awareness and nurture hope with the goal of one day eliminating mesothelioma.

Asbestos December 20, 2017 MAAC Staff

Top Asbestos Stories of 2017

This year has been a rollercoaster ride for many. From conflicts in politics to major shake-ups in Hollywood, the year has definitely had its…

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Asbestos December 13, 2017 MAAC Staff

The High Cost of Asbestos Abatement Puts More Families at Risk

As we approach the new year, many people start to come up with resolutions or general plans of what they hope to accomplish in…

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Asbestos November 29, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos Products: Toys, Makeup, Talcum Powder & More Contaminated by the Toxin

We often hear about historic or legacy uses of asbestos, since the mineral was used so heavily in the past. Asbestos made its way…

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Asbestos October 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Chlorine Industry Still Relies on Asbestos Despite Safer Alternatives

Whether for insulation, tiles or fireproof clothing, asbestos was the top choice across many industries for decades. The natural mineral was inexpensive, durable and…

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Asbestos August 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Asbestos Abatement Procedures

Many of us see the charm in owning an older home. Maybe it was chosen for its character, the unique architectural design of years…

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Asbestos May 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Occupational Health and Safety Week: Preventing Asbestos Exposure

When considering a job offer, many of us will contemplate the benefits like the health insurance, maternity leave policy, and the vacation time allotted.…

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Asbestos May 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Handling Asbestos Abatement in Historic Homes

Historic homes can showcase a small piece of history, whether in its architecture and design or its role in a historic event or historical…

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Asbestos April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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