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Day 4: Dr. Ken Takahashi, “Toolkit for the Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases” – Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2014

April 04, 2014 by admin
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To view all 7 days of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) content, please click here. This day of Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to Julie, a mesothelioma warrior in the U.S. Click here to read her story, “Asbestos Not Only Kills People – It Destroys Lives.” Posted on April 4, 2013  “Toolkit for the Elimination of […]

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Day 3: Dr. Arthur Frank, “Why Is Asbestos Bad for My Health?” – Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2014

April 03, 2014 by admin
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To view all 7 days of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) content, please click here. This day of Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to Janelle, a mesothelioma warrior in the U.S. who lost her courageous battle in June 2013. Click here to read her story, “I Will Never Be the Same Again.”  Posted on April 3, […]

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Statement from Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak about National Asbestos Week, April 1-7, 2014

April 02, 2014 by admin
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2014 Contact: HHS Press Office (202) 690-6343 Statement from Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak about National Asbestos Week, April 1-7, 2014 National Asbestos Awareness Week, April 1 – 7, is an important opportunity to focus on the public health issues associated with asbestos exposure and related illnesses. “Asbestos” is a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Acting U.S. Surgeon General Issues Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2014 Acting U.S. Surgeon General Issues Statement on the Dangers of Asbestos in Support of National Asbestos Awareness Week ADAO Urges Congress to Stop Asbestos Imports and Ban Asbestos Washington, D.C. –  April 2, 2014 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) applauds the statement today from Rear Admiral Boris […]

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Day 2: Dr. Richard Lemen, “Asbestos: What is It?” – Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2014

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To view all 7 days of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) content, please click here. This day of Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to Michael, a 29-year-old mesothelioma patient in the U.S. Click here to read his story, “Asbestos Has Changed My Life.” Posted on April 2, 2014 “Asbestos: What is it?” by Dr. Richard Lemen, […]

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Day 1: Linda Reinstein, New Infographic: “Asbestos: Legal and Lethal in the USA” – Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2014

April 01, 2014 by admin
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    To view all 7 days of Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW) content, please click here. This day of Global Asbestos Awareness Week is dedicated to Alan, a Mesothelioma Warrior. Click here to read his story, “I’ll Do Anything to Fight Mesothelioma to Have More Time with My Family, Anything.” Posted on April 1, 2014 The Asbestos Disease […]

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ADAO Sincerely Thanks Emily Bankhead, Diamond Donor, and all of the Other Individual Donors

March 31, 2014 by admin
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Posted on March 31, 2014 ADAO is honored and profoundly grateful to Emily Bankhead for her 2014 ADAO Diamond level gift in loving memory of her husband Gordon Bankhead, who lost his courageous mesothelioma battle in 2011. With Emily’s gift, she is sponsoring ADAO’s pre-conference Patient and Family Washington, D.C. Tour on Friday, April 4.  ADAO looks forward to recognizing Emily […]

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Guest Blog by Lou Williams, Mesothelioma Warrior, My trip to Washington, DC 2 April 2014 ADAO’s 10th Annual Asbestos Conference, speech and receiving my Award.

March 29, 2014 by admin
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Posted on April 21, 2014 Asbestos – Living with Mesothelioma in Australia Louise (Lou) Williams: My trip to Washington, DC 2 April 2014 ADAO’s 10th Annual Asbestos Conference, speech and receiving my Award. Posted on March 31, 2014 Guest blog by Lou Williams, 2014 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Alan Reinstein Award Honoree It is hard to […]

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Asbestos: One Word. One World. One Week. April 1-7, 2014 Global Asbestos Awareness Week

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Posted on March 10, 2014 Mark your calendar now to check in with ADAO every day on April 1-7, 2014 for Global Asbestos Awareness Week. Join together with us to spread the word about this deadly carcinogen. Each day will focus on a different subject and Mesothelioma Warrior story for you to read and share. […]

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Know Before You Go: Important Details about the ADAO Conference on April 4- 6, 2014 in Washington, DC

March 28, 2014 by admin
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| 2014 Conference Info | Register | Agenda | Awards Dinner | Speakers | Honorees | Family DC Tour | Press Releases | Media | Events | Sponsors |  Is there a free shuttle from Reagan National Airport to the Crystal Gateway Marriott? Yes! Will there be a delicious continental breakfast at 8 am on Saturday for all conference attendees? Yes! For more information about these, and other questions you may have, read on. Looking forward to […]

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