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Monthly Archives: September 2014

I Have Been Diagnosed With Mesothelioma, What Do I Do Now?

I Have Been Diagnosed With Mesothelioma Every year approximately three thousand families across this great country are given the terrible news that they or a loved one has been diagnosed with Malignant Mesothelioma. This disease, caused by past exposure to asbestos dust, immediately causes fear and uncertainty for Mesothelioma has a bad reputation. Questions abound. What is Mesothelioma and what…

The Tragedy Known as Black Lung Disease Makes a Strong Comeback

Miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (NIOSH) In a letter published Monday in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical…

Carrying home livestock-associated bacteria?

New Study Suggest A new study suggests that nearly half of workers who care for animals in large industrial hog farming operations may be carrying home livestock-associated bacteria in their noses and the bacteria remains with them up to four days after exposure. Researchers said, that the longer the bacteria remain in workers’ noses, the greater the potential the bacteria…

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued a swine waste management general permit

Industrial Hog Operations in North Carolina Disproportionately Impact African-Americans, Hispanics and American Indians A new study suggests that nearly half of workers who care for animals in large industrial hog farming operations may be carrying home livestock-associated bacteria in their noses and the bacteria remains with them up to four days after exposure. Researchers said, that the longer the bacteria…

Truth and Fiction in Social Security Disability:

The Social Security Administration’s Disability benefits system is fraught with unclear requirements and a long and confusing application process.  This is unfortunate as so many truly disabled workers have spent a working lifetime paying into the system, earning these needed benefits.  To make matters worse, there are endless amounts of inaccurate and/or misleading information floating around the web.  The purpose…