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Asbestos Disease Awareness Org Blog and NEW Infographic: The Legislative Costs of Inaction (2000-2015)

July 22, 2015 by admin
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Posted on July 22, 2015 Asbestos is a known human carcinogen that kills up to 15,000 Americans every year from asbestos-related diseases, yet it has not been banned by the U.S. government and is still legal and lethal in our country. Since the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)’s was formed in 2004, we have used […]

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“Homeowners Beware – Don’t Do It Yourself” by Christine Winter, ADAO Prevention Advisory Board

July 20, 2015 by admin
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Posted on July 20, 2015 “Hear Asbestos. Think Prevention.” ADAO’s Prevention Advisory Board (PAB) is a seven person board comprised of industrial hygienists, asbestos trainers, and abatement contractors that serve as expert resource for questions regarding asbestos prevention and abatement from individuals, politicians, publications, government websites, or other social non-profits. As part of PAB’s prevention […]

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ADAO 2015 Congressional Briefing: Staffers Recognized the Ongoing Threat of Asbestos

July 17, 2015 by admin
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Posted on July 17, 2015 ADAO’s July 15 Congressional Briefing, “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights,” was dedicated to Paul Zygielbaum, amazing Mesothelioma Warrior, tireless ban asbestos advocate, and the 2007 ADAO Product Testing visionary and manager.  On July 15, 2015, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) went to Washington, […]

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ADAO Dedicated 2015 Congressional Staff Briefing to Asbestos Advocate and Warrior, Paul Zygielbaum

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Posted on July 17, 2015  Our 8th Congressional Staff Briefing on July 15, “Asbestos: Impact on Consumer Safety, Public Health, and Asbestos Victims’ Civil Rights,” was dedicated to Paul Zygielbaum, an amazing Mesothelioma Warrior, tireless ban asbestos advocate, and the 2007 ADAO Product Testing visionary and manager. As Paul said, I have been through many […]

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Exclusive ADAO Guest Asbestos Blog by Alok Gupta “Crayons of Cancer”

July 12, 2015 by admin
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Posted on July 12, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is honored to have talented journalist Alok Gupta write about the new study finding Asbestos in children’s toys. Voices like Alok’s are necessary to inspire change and ADAO is beyond grateful for his bravery and honesty. Alok Gupta was born and raised in one of India’s poorest […]

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Become an ADAO Champion! Invite your Congressional Staffers to the July 15 Briefing

July 09, 2015 by admin
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Posted on July 9, 2015 June 22, 2015: ACTION ALERT: Call to Ask Your Members of Congress to Attend ADAO’s Asbestos Staff Briefing   Briefing Flyer Online RSVP form  Did you read that EWG Asbestos Nation found asbestos again in children’s crayons and toys?!?  Well, we need your help today!   ADAO is a leader in asbestos prevention […]

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Press Release: Investigation Finds Asbestos Fibers in Crayons and Toys from China

July 08, 2015 by admin
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For Immediate Release: July 8, 2015 Investigation Finds Asbestos Fibers in Crayons and Toys from China Asbestos Remains a Threat to Consumer Safety and Public Health Washington DC – July 8, 2015 – The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which combines education, advocacy, and community to prevent exposure and ensure justice for asbestos victims, is outraged […]

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The “Summer of Sharing Makes Us Stronger” Campaign || What’s Your Story?

June 30, 2015 by admin
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If you live in these states, please submit your Share Your Story: DE , HI, KS, ME, MS, ND, OK, RI, SD, UT, VA, WY Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Legislative Positions (June 2015)  Posted on June 30, 2015 Thank you all for your heartfelt stories. We at ADAO know that these are not easy to […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 2015 Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments

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2014 Year-In-Review   2013 Year-In-Review 2012 Year-In-Review 2011 Year-In-Review 2010 Year-In-Review ADAO 2015 Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest non-profit in the U.S. dedicated to providing asbestos victims and concerned citizens with a united voice, is pleased to share a Mid-Year Summary of Accomplishments of our education, advocacy, and community impact […]

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New EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation Interactive Map Shows Asbestos Deaths Touch Every State and County

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Posted on June 29, 2016 The most comprehensive review of asbestos-related deaths has just come out from EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation campaign. The new interactive map from EWG Action Fund’s Asbestos Nation campaign allows viewers to see how many people have died at the hands of asbestos in each state and county, highlighting the […]

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