Health Facts Plus: Asbestos

Health Facts Plus: Asbestos

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From the National Institutes of Health

Asbestos Exposure: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute)

Asbestos (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) Asbestos (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) Also available in Spanish Asbestos and Health: Frequently Asked Questions (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) - Links to PDF What Is Asbestos? (Environmental Protection Agency)

Working with Patients: Diagnosis (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Asbestos Photos (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

Asbestosis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Asbestos in Construction (Center to Protect Workers'' Rights) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Asbestos in Your Home (Environmental Protection Agency) Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos in Schools (Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances) Limiting Environmental Exposure to Asbestos in Areas with Naturally Occurring Asbestos (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) - Links to PDF Tox Town (National Library of Medicine) - Requires Flash Player TOXNET Databases (National Library of Medicine) - Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas Vermiculite Consumer Products (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) “Second-Hand” Asbestos (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) (Environmental Protection Agency)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Also available in Spanish American Lung Association Environmental Protection Agency National Cancer Institute National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Also available in Spanish Occupational Safety and Health Administration Also available in Spanish

Asbestos: National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water) National Asbestos Exposure Review (NAER) (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry)

ABCs of Asbestos in Schools (Environmental Protection Agency) - Large PDF file Also available in Spanish

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Date last updated: 26 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 22 December 2006