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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|

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 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|

ADAO Interview with Dr. Christine Oliver, North American Asbestos Expert and ADAO Science Advisory Board Member

Posted on September 30, 2019 This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Christine Oliver, a member of ADAO’s Science and Advisory Board. In this interview, Dr. Oliver shares her personal experiences of working with the mesothelioma community and opinions on asbestos policies both in Canada and the United States. She also sheds light [...]

2019-10-01T09:53:39-07:00September 30th, 2019|

Mesothelioma Awareness and Action Day: “MEEZ-oh-THEE-lee-OH-mah” – A Disease Hard to Pronounce and Even Harder to Cure

Posted on September 30, 2019  Last week we gathered together for Mesothelioma Awareness Day, to honor and remember those lost to the asbestos-caused illness.  Every American should know that there is no safe level of exposure to asbestos, yet it remains legal and lethal in the U.S. today. Americans can be exposed to asbestos in [...]

2019-10-01T10:03:52-07:00September 30th, 2019|

More Art, Advocacy, and Academia: Dalla Lana School of Public Health in Toronto to Screen and Discuss Asbestos Documentary, “Dirty Laundry” on November 20

Posted on September 30, 2019  Art, Advocacy, and Academia continues! On November 20, ADAO will be at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health in Toronto, Canada for a screening and discussion of the asbestos documentary, Dirty Laundry. Organized by Dr. Christine Oliver, this is another very exciting “Art, Advocacy, and Academia” screening and discussion [...]

2019-10-01T07:23:57-07:00September 30th, 2019|

ADAO’s New Infographic “Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA today | The Deadly Legacy of Asbestos”

Posted on September 25, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is proud to share our latest infographic "Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in the USA today | The Deadly Legacy of Asbestos" detailing facts and stats about asbestos. ADAO’s new infographic tells a story -- the real story about the deadly legacy of asbestos. [...]

2019-09-30T15:33:52-07:00September 25th, 2019|

FDA Issues Another Alert: Beauty Plus Global Cosmetics Test Positive for Asbestos

Posted on September 12th, 2019 Here we go again. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised consumers to stop using four cosmetic products from Beauty Plus Global that tested positive for asbestos, a known carcinogen. This isn’t the first time asbestos has been found in Beauty Plus products, which are specifically targeted towards [...]

2019-09-11T15:37:41-07:00September 11th, 2019|