Asbestos has long been known to be a toxic fiber. However, up until the 1980s, it was still widely used to make materials for home construction, automobiles, railroads, ships and plumbing. And even though people in the U.S. are largely aware of how dangerous asbestos is, it is still not completely banned in this country.
It may still feel like summer, but fall is just around the corner. For farmers across Illinois, that means that it is almost time to start harvesting crops.
Over the years, cars and trucks have gotten significantly more advanced in terms of safe driving technology. The vehicles that are on the market now have a wide range of features designed to keep people safe and avoid crashes that didn't exist just a few years ago.
People all across Illinois go to great lengths to protect their loved ones who are currently in the care of nursing home facilities. They check in on them regularly, monitor their care, ask questions and try to stay as informed as possible when it comes to the type of treatment they are receiving.