WTF Is Asbestos, Really?!

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You've probably heard of asbestos, but how much do you really know about it? Where is it found and what does it do to your body? Natural vs. Artificial Flavors: What's The Difference? - https://youtu.be/9Unc-MSZJ8s Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/asbestos/asbestos-fact-sheet#q1 Asbestos is the name given to a group of minerals that occur naturally in the environment as bundles of fibers that can be separated into thin, durable threads. These fibers are resistant to heat, fire, and chemicals and do not conduct electricity. For these reasons, asbestos has been used widely in many industries. The EPA Will Begin Regulating These 10 Chemicals as Potentially Toxic http://motherboard.vice.com/read/epa-list-10-chemicals-toxic-substances-control-act The decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) has gotten an injection of new life. This past June, President Obama signed an act meant to update the old law so that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could refocus its energy on mitigating the dangers that existing chemical substances present to human health. Learn About Asbestos https://www.epa.gov/asbestos/learn-about-asbestos#asbestos Asbestos-related conditions can be difficult to identify. Healthcare providers usually identify the possibility of asbestos exposure and related health conditions like lung disease by taking a thorough medical history. This includes looking at the person's medical, work, cultural and environmental history. ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Written By: Molly Nevola & Trace Dominguez


  1. Iv been exposed to asbestos in an abandoned building before... I was 15 at the time will I be okay?
  2. Brown asbestos will be the first to get banned.
  3. Well I'm just gunna use silly putty to build my house then.
  4. How could asbestos be bad for you? its got "best" right in it...
  5. 0:04 closes video
  6. I thought it already was banned, judging by all the mesothelioma advertisements from law firms.
  7. When you read a word for the first time without hearing it so you don't know how to pronounce it
  8. Me llamo Asbestos
  9. Asbestos is great just respect it and you will be fine.
  10. The walls of my
    Kitchen, bathroom, toilet and also my eves are ac sheeting­čśČ(5% chrystotile) and my aussie house was built in late 70s. Its fucking everywhere
  11. Good coverage on asbestos DNews but your Fukushima coverage was clearly embarrassing you should take it down !!
  12. I saw the particles in the air, landing in my coffee. I hoped nothing would happen. I was wrong. I wondered what is wrong and I wonder if this is what is going on. Horrible...
  13. Asbestos is not banned in Indonesia too, I am an Occupational Safety and Health Student, but still studying about that deadly dust, then I realize that my house's roof using asbestos, does anyone in here knowing more or have an expert knowledge about asbestos? what should I do? do I and my family have a risk to got asbestosis or lung cancer? sometimes I feel scary about this when I go home, let's discuss together..
  14. Asbestos have been banned here in EU for more than 10 years now...
  15. My asbestos died, can I get 1 like?
  16. I work for a living in construction removing anything that contained asbestos in/on the material - one of the worse fucking jobs you can possibly imagine. Extremely hard brutal labor for shit pay and shit hours. Meh that's what I get for not studying and staying in school I guess, way to go me.
  17. Used to work for a living in construction removing anything that contained asbestos in/on the material - one of the worse fucking jobs you can possibly imagine. Extremely hard brutal labor shit pay and shit hours.
  18. If you or a loved one was in contact with asbestos and has been diagnosed with mesophilioma you can be entitled to financial compensation.
  19. kinda like lead abd quicksilver. used for thousands of years and only recently discovered to be very dangerous.
  20. dislike just for the way you pronounce it