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

April 02, 2014 by admin
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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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“2 sleeps to go!” Guest Blog by Lou Williams, Mesothelioma Warrior

March 29, 2014 by admin
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Posted on March 31, 2014 Guest blog by Lou Williams, 2014 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Alan Reinstein Award Honoree It is hard to believe that in less than 2 days and us 2 gals (Lou and Linda – my gorgeous sister in law) will be on our way to Washington, DC for ADAO’s 10th Annual Asbestos […]

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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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Every Voice in the “Keeping Asbestos Victims in Our Hearts” ADAO Video Has Been Silenced

March 27, 2014 by admin
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Posted on March 27, 2014 When Warren Zevon wrote and recorded “Keep Me in Your Heart,” he knew it wouldn’t be long before mesothelioma, caused by deadly asbestos, took his last breath. Now his son, Jordan, serves as National Spokesperson for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), working towards the day when the world is […]

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Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation Conference: Working Together to Respond to Mesothelioma

March 26, 2014 by admin
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Posted March 26, 2014 The Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation (CMF), “Working Together to Respond to Mesothelioma,” conference will be held on April 2, 2014 in Toronto during Global Asbestos Awareness Week. The conference will provide an opportunity for patients, families and others affected by mesothelioma to meet and strengthen their mutual support. It will also focus […]

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“Asbestos Not Only Kills People – It Destroys Lives” – Julie’s Story

March 23, 2014 by admin
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Posted on March 23, 2014 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. […]

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