Because of the rarity and slow development of mesothelioma, the three common misconceptions about the disease have emerged.

The passing of this resolution is a significant step towards giving asbestos victims and concerned citizens a voice by raising public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Given the shocking impairment caused by lack of sleep, perhaps it is time to have pilots, air traffic controllers, nuclear plant operators, 18-wheel truckers and others actually pass reaction time tests before they are allowed to fly or perform other important functions