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October Health Literacy Month Part 3: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases

Posted on October 21, 2019 October 7h – Part One: Prevent Asbestos Exposure  October 14th – Part Two: Recognize High Risk Occupations October 21st – Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases  October 28th – Part Four: Finding a Center of Excellence for Treatment Important Notice: ADAO does not make medical diagnoses, recommend [...]

2019-10-17T12:21:34-07:00October 17th, 2019|

October Health Literacy Month Part 4: Finding a Center of Excellence for Treatment

Posted on October 28, 2019 October 7th – Part One: Prevent Asbestos Exposure October 14th –Part Two: Recognize High Risk Occupations October 21st –Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases  October 28th –Part Four: Finding a Center of Excellence for Treatment Important Notice: ADAO does not make medical diagnoses, recommend treatment, or answer specific patient questions. Specific [...]

2019-10-17T12:23:16-07:00October 17th, 2019|

Colombian Asbestos Documentary, Inextinguible, to Screen at the International Films Infest Festival, New York City on October 17, 2019

Posted on October 15, 2019 ADAO is celebrating the selection of documentary film Inextinguible (“Inextinguishable”) for New York City’s 2019 Films Infest Festival. Telling the story of Mesothelioma Warrior, Ana Cecilia Niño, whose asbestos exposure helped spur the #ColombiaSinAsbesto movement, the film is a powerful, moving piece of art-as-activism. The film’s screening comes on the [...]

2019-10-15T15:54:43-07:00October 15th, 2019|

Another Landmark Step Forward as Two Former EPA Administrators Pen a NY Times Op-Ed in Support of the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

ADAO Press Release: DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN FORMER EPA ADMINISTRATORS JOIN FORCES TO CALL  FOR PASSAGE OF ASBESTOS LEGISLATION  Posted on October 15, 2019 “The following op-ed, Asbestos Kills Nearly 40,000 Americans a Year. Ban It., by former EPA Administrators Gina McCarthy and William K. Reilly was published today in The New York Times. ADAO is [...]

2019-10-15T04:38:11-07:00October 15th, 2019|

ADAO Press Release: DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN FORMER EPA ADMINISTRATORS JOIN FORCES TO CALL  FOR PASSAGE OF ASBESTOS LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2019 DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBLICAN FORMER EPA ADMINISTRATORS JOIN FORCES TO CALL  FOR PASSAGE OF ASBESTOS LEGISLATION William Reilly and Gina McCarthy come together to support the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrators Gina McCarthy and William K. Reilly wrote an [...]

2019-10-15T04:21:37-07:00October 15th, 2019|

October Health Literacy Month Part 2: Recognize High-Risk Occupations

Posted on October 14, 2019 October 7th – Part One: Prevent Asbestos Exposure  October 14th – Part Two: Recognize High Risk Occupations October 21st – Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases  October 28th – Part Four: Finding a Center of Excellence for Treatment Important Notice: ADAO does not make medical diagnoses, recommend [...]

2019-10-17T12:22:28-07:00October 14th, 2019|

October Health Literacy Month Part 1: Prevent Asbestos Exposure

Posted on October 7, 2019 October 7th – Part One: Prevent Asbestos Exposure  October 14th – Part Two: Recognize High Risk Occupations October 21st – Part Three: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases  October 28th – Part Four: Finding a Center of Excellence for Treatment October is Health Literacy Month and at the Asbestos [...]

2019-10-17T12:22:28-07:00October 7th, 2019|

2019-2020 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting Tradition Continues on December 28 and January 4

2018-2019 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting List Submit a name for the 2019 -2020 Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting List. Please note, any Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting name submitted after December 15, 2019 will be added to the list for our 2020 Global Asbestos Awareness Week Candle Lighting Tradition on April 7, 2020. Posted on October 4, [...]

2019-10-04T14:58:04-07:00October 4th, 2019|

2019 October: ADAO Presents a Four-Part Series about Asbestos Disease Awareness and Prevention

Posted on October 1, 2019 As Mesothelioma Awareness Day and month comes to a close, ADAO is looking forward to sharing information on asbestos disease and prevention for October’s Health Literacy Month. The theme for Health Literacy Month 2019 is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.” During the entire month of October, the ADAO four-part blog [...]

2019-10-17T12:22:28-07:00October 1st, 2019|

Another Landmark Step Forward for the Bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019, on Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Posted on October 1, 2019 ADAO is pleased to share that the bicameral Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 (ARBAN) (H.R. 1603) has made another  important legislative step forward within the House of Representatives. On Thursday, September 26, commemorated yearly as Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the bill was marked up by the Subcommittee on [...]

2019-10-01T09:48:17-07:00September 30th, 2019|