Were You Exposed to Asbestos Through a Hair Dryer?

Many people are aware of the common places where asbestos has been found, such as in insulation, drywall, and automotive parts. But asbestos has shown up in some lesser-known and somewhat surprising places too. As a result, in the past, some people may have unknowingly exposed themselves to asbestos, which can cause mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis, while doing chores around the home or using everyday products such as asbestos exposure through a hand-held hairdryer.

Asbestos in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

As another school year begins, many students and parents have completed the familiar fall ritual of shopping for their back-to-school needs. While clothing and traditional school supplies still top the shopping lists of most families, recent surveys show that computers and electronic devices are also becoming more significant classroom tools for many students when the school bell rings.

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