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“Fighting Every Minute of Every Day” – Karen’s Story

August 17, 2014 by admin
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Posted on XX  We have been touched by asbestos in individual ways, yet we are joined together by a bond of community. As a testament to the strength of our global family, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is highlighting the courageous stories of our members with the “Share Your Story” feature on our website. This week, […]

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Mesothelioma Patient to be featured on NY Med finale, 10 pm/9c on ABC

August 14, 2014 by admin
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Posted August 14, 2014 This morning ADAO received a tweet from New York-Presbyterian Hospital:       The television show NY Med features real patients and real doctors. Tonight’s mesothelioma patient is architect Robert Campagna, suffering from a persistent cough, shortness of breath and fluid build-up in the lining of his lungs. This is not […]

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Troi Atkinson performing at the “Jammin’ for Asbestos Awareness” Event

August 13, 2014 by admin
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Posted on July 24, 2014 -MEDIA ADVISORY: ADAO in Conjunction with The Bob Rahe Family, Organizes the “Jammin’ for Asbestos Awareness” Concert Purchase your concert tickets here Posted on August 13, 2014 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is proud to continue our weekly series highlighting each performer at the much-anticipated “Jammin’ for Asbestos Awareness” […]

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What? Wait. Asbestos is a carcinogen so WHY would anyone STILL say that chrysotile asbestos is safe?

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Posted on August 12, 2014 Study after study has proven that all forms of asbestos are human carcinogens and there is no safe level of exposure. The asbestos industry has paid for junk science to create doubt and confusion to continue peddling asbestos. It’s been called the ABC Defense: Anything But Chrysotile. It just isn’t […]

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Exclusive ADAO Interview with David Dioguardi, Asbestos Superdad and Mesothelioma Warrior

August 10, 2014 by admin
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Posted on March 3, 2014  “Finding Hope with Mesothelioma” – David’s Story Posted on August 10, 2014 David Dioguardi has been battling Mesothelioma cancer since September of 2011. Through his inspiring hope and optimism in the face of extreme hardship, he has nicknamed himself the “Superdad” with his family. Today, David heroically tries to instill this […]

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“The asbestos issue is not a thing of the past. It continues to this day.” ~ Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak

August 08, 2014 by admin
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ADAO’S Interview with Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak Posted on August 8, 2014 Michael Bradley would have turned 30 on August 7, 2014, but he lost his battle with mesothelioma several months ago. We miss him. In his memory, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is sharing our April 5, 2014 interview with Acting […]

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ADAO is Honored to be the Beneficiary for the Miles for Meso Race on September 27 in Alton, IL

August 07, 2014 by admin
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Can’t make it to Alton, IL on Sept 27?  Join the ADAO Mesothelioma Warrior Virtual Team! Registration is for Warriors who are courageously fighting mesothelioma or have lost their battles. Each Miles for Meso Race Day runner will wear the name of a Warrior on his/her jersey. ADAO will design a photo collage of the people […]

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Jordan Zevon “Jammin’ for Asbestos Awareness” Event — Weekly Series about Performers

August 04, 2014 by admin
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Posted on July 24 2014 -MEDIA ADVISORY: ADAO in Conjunction with The Bob Rahe Family, Organizes the “Jammin’ for Asbestos Awareness” Concert Purchase your concert tickets here Posted on August 4, 2014 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is proud to present a new weekly series highlighting each performer at the much-anticipated “Jammin’ for Asbestos […]

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Independent Asbestos Training Providers Skydive to Benefit Asbestos Awareness Support Cymru

August 03, 2014 by admin
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Posted on August 4, 2014 The sky’s the limit for asbestos awareness, but are you brave enough? Well … Wayne Williams, Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP)  director, is brave enough to jump out of the plane at 10,000 feet! ADAO is pleased to support the IATP Charity Skydive on September 12th  in Wolverhampton that benefits the Asbestos Awareness Support Cymru (AASC). As IATP wrote: “A.A.S.C provides […]

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ADAO is Presenting at the 20th World Congress on Safety and Health “Asbestos in the Americas” Symposium

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Posted on August 3, 2014 I am very excited to be presenting at the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014, August 24-27, in Frankfurt, Germany on behalf of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). This history of the World Congress is impressive. In 1955, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Social Security […]

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