Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summer Fun – Water Safety

Summer Fun – Water Safety As summer approaches we need to be aware that summer activities include swimming pools. Ten people die every day from unintentional drowning in the United States, making it the fifth-leading cause of unintentional injury death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 20% are under the age Read More…

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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Mesothelium cells make up a membrane/lining that covers and protects the lungs (called the pleura), heart (called the pericardium), as well as abdominal cavity (called the peritoneum). Malignant Mesothelioma is when cancer cells are found in the mesothelium. Eighty percent of all mesothelioma cases affect the lining of the lungs. 2,500 new cases are Read More…

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