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ADAO Congratulates Science Advisory Board Co-Chair Dr. Richard Lemen, Recognized with the Prestigious 2019 Ramazzini Award

Posted on October 26, 2019 Dr. Richard Lemen On October 26, the Collegium Ramazzini and the City of Carpi in Italy presented the 2019 Ramazzini Award to Richard Lemen, PhD, MSPH, former deputy Director of the US National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, in recognition of Dr. Lemen's lifetime of service in [...]

2019-11-15T13:09:12-08:00October 26th, 2019|

ADAO to Join Public Health Leaders at APHA’s 148th Annual Meeting & Exposition || Chairman Pallone to be Recognized with the 2019 Legislator of the Year Award

Posted on October 24, 2019 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is pleased to again join public health leaders from across the country at the 148th American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Exposition in Philadelphia, PA on November 2 – 6.  This year’s meeting, "Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health." [...]

2019-11-15T13:12:36-08:00October 24th, 2019|

October Health Literacy Month Part 3: Understand the Early 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 Early 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, [...]

2019-10-23T07:58:35-08:00October 17th, 2019|

October Health Literacy Month Part 4: Finding a Center of Excellence for Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Caused Diseases 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 Early 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. [...]

2019-11-08T17:33:53-08:00October 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 Early 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, [...]

2019-10-23T07:58:27-08:00October 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 Early 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 [...]

2019-10-23T07:58:30-08:00October 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 [...]

2019-10-17T12:22:28-08:00October 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 [...]

2019-10-01T09:53:39-08:00September 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 [...]

2019-10-01T10:03:52-08:00September 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

FREE EVENT: Film screening of Dirty Laundry and Panel Discussion held at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health DATE: November 20, 2019 TIME: 7:00 – 9:30 pm LOCATION: Jackman Hall (McCaul street entrance), Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W, Toronto QUESTIONS: Linda@adao.us DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2WY8jPP Posted on September 30, 2019  Art, Advocacy, and [...]

2019-11-08T11:38:03-08:00September 30th, 2019|