About Emily Walsh

Emily Walsh is the Community Outreach Director at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. Her organization works to provide mesothelioma victims with resources to best understand and cope with their disease. Emily dedicates much of her time building cancer awareness through social media and blogging, partnering with like-minded organizations to spread the word.

The Dangers of Asbestos

The use of asbestos has been a widespread issue that continues to impact countries on a global scale. As a favored material used in buildings and construction projects throughout the 20th century, asbestos held an incredible appeal as a mineral known for its heat and fire resistant properties. For decades, this substance was synonymous with manufacturing and development. However, it was soon discovered that once asbestos was disturbed or damaged, the fibrous material could have a fatal effect on those that came into contact with it. Asbestos in the United States Despite its known dangers, asbestos continues to pose a … Continue reading