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2014 Election: It’s time for our lawmakers to embrace bipartisanship and ban asbestos

November 05, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 5, 2014 As the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) moves forward with our advocacy efforts in in Washington, DC, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization congratulates the Members of Congress who have and who will continue to serve our county. More than 30 Americans die each day from preventable asbestos-caused diseases, yet asbestos imports continue. […]

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Jessica and Donna: Meet the The “Make a Pie – Take A Pie… Ban Asbestos!” Challenge Ladies

November 02, 2014 by admin
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Posted on November 1, 2014 Have you taken the “Make a Pie – Take A Pie… Ban Asbestos!” Challenge yet? We are so grateful to Jessica Mattmuller and Donna Johnson, members of our ADAO community, for their fantastic idea — using something that’s so much fun, to raise awareness about something so heartbreaking – that asbestos is […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization: Jammin for Asbestos Awareness T-Shirts for Sale

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Posted on October 27, 2014 Couldn’t attend The Rahe Family’s Jammin for Asbestos Awareness event in Omaha in September? No problem! You can still join in and buy a fabulous concert t-shirt. For a minimum donation of $15.00 or more (which includes shipping within the United States) this is your opportunity to have a little bit of […]

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November Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Shine a Light on the Facts

October 31, 2014 by admin
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Posted on October 31, 2014 Tomorrow, November 1st, begins Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  Don’t be fooled – you don’t have to smoke to get lung cancer.  In the United States, asbestos-caused lung cancer claims more than 5,000 lives every year.  Studies has proven, exposure to asbestos increases the risk of asbestosis, other nonmalignant lung and pleural […]

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October is Health Literacy Month! Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases

October 29, 2014 by admin
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Part One: Preventing Asbestos-Caused Diseases Part Two: High Risk Occupations Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases Posted on October 27, 2014 October is Health Literacy Month, and at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) that means understanding how dangerous asbestos is and seeking medical help when a loved one might have been exposed. Everyone should […]

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ADAO’s Reflections on the Inspirational 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMiG) Conference

October 25, 2014 by admin
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Press Release: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Honored to Present at 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) Conference  iMig 2014: Best of Day I iMig 2014: Best of Day II iMig 2014: Best of Day III Posted on October 25, 2014 Every two years, the iMig conference brings together experts dedicated to treating and curing mesothelioma, featuring […]

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October is Health Literacy Month! ADAO Part Two: High Risk Occupations

October 20, 2014 by admin
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Part One: Preventing Asbestos-Caused Diseases Part Two: High Risk Occupations Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases Posted on October 20, 2014 Save a Life from Asbestos Exposure during Health Literacy Month The asbestos issue is not a thing of the past. It continues to this day. — Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak It’s Health […]

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ADAO Interview: Meet Tony Rich, the Global Asbestos Hunter

October 16, 2014 by admin
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Posted on October 17, 2014 This week I had the opportunity to interview Tony Rich. As a widely renowned Industrial Hygienist, Tony is an expert in his field, and has years of experience hunting asbestos accurately deeming him the nickname – “Asbestos Hunter.” Beyond just his technical talents, Tony has been a long time ADAO […]

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Keeping Kids Safe: ADAO Offers Assistance to Student and School Staff in Huntington Beach, CA

October 14, 2014 by admin
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Posted on October 14, 2014 Keeping Our Children Safe. Like many schools that undertake large-scale modernization projects, the Ocean View School District (OVSD) in Huntington Beach, CA faces asbestos abatement risk and management issues. Parents, teachers, and staff became upset when they learned their district may have been removing the material as part of a […]

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization to Join Global Mesothelioma Experts at 2014 iMig Conference

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Press Release: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Honored to Present at 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig) Conference http://bit.ly/1w0zIwR Posted on October 14, 2014 The iMig conference brings together experts dedicated to treating and curing mesothelioma, featuring groundbreaking workshops, presentations and discussions, and strengthening collaborative efforts. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is delighted to join […]

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