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Diagnosis and Initial Management of Nonmalignant Diseases Related to Asbestos
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Asbestos has been the largest single cause of occupational cancer in the United States and a significant cause of disease and disability from nonmalignant disease.

Employee Benefit Plans Facing Colossal Problem In Skyrocketing Drug Costs
The rising cost of drug benefits is a bitter pill for employers. And the fact that much of that money goes to waste makes it very hard to swallow.

New ATS Criteria for Non-Malignant Asbestos Related Diseases
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) recently updated their Statement on the Diagnosis and Initial Management of Non-Malignant Asbestos Related Disease. The ATS had not updated their Statement in this area since March of 1986. There are many differences between the 1986 and 2004 ATS statements.