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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is Proud to be an EIA Supporter and ConferenceSpeaker on March 31 in Seattle

Posted on February 28, 2020 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is honored to present the keynote speech at the 37th annual Environmental Information Association Conference & Exhibition in Seattle, Washington, on March 28-April 1, 2020. On March 31, ADAO will be presenting one of the speeches along with Mesothelioma Warrior and Julie Gundlach. The [...]

2020-02-29T08:49:37-08:00February 28th, 2020|

The Ban Asbestos National Leaders and Laggards and Why You Should Care

H.R. 1603 Manager’s Amendment (November 19, 2019) FAQs -- 2019 ARBAN Key Points Posted on January 9, 2019 One fact alone should be evidence enough for an all-out asbestos ban: All types of asbestos cause lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to the World Health Organization, as well as cancer of the larynx and ovary, and [...]

2020-01-23T10:24:15-08:00January 9th, 2020|

Momentum Builds Throughout the Nation and in Congress about the Dangers of Asbestos in Talc

Posted on December 20, 2019 There is undeniably strong momentum in Congress to ban asbestos as witnessed by the recent hearings and legislation. In fact, Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration testified that “Asbestos is a known carcinogen so there is no safe level of [...]

2019-12-20T10:40:28-08:00December 20th, 2019|

Philadelphia School Teacher with Mesothelioma Shares Her Story on Good Morning America

Posted on November 25, 2019 The Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO) applauds Philadelphia teacher Lea DiRusso for appearing on Good Morning America on November 21 to discuss her diagnosis of asbestos-caused mesothelioma. DiRusso bravely shared her story to more than 3.5 million viewers about how she believes she got the disease and what action she [...]

2019-11-25T15:03:39-08:00November 25th, 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|