By | March 31, 2020

The First Week of April Marks the 16th Annual Global Asbestos Awareness Week

For 15 straight years, April 1 through April 7 has been congressionally designated Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW). Each year, the first full week of April marks a crucial time when advocates,… Read More

By | February 27, 2020

New California Law Sheds Light on Systemic Child Abuse at Leading Institutions

Courts in California are preparing for hundreds—perhaps thousands—of sexual abuse civil lawsuits to be filed in the coming months against churches, schools and other institutions. A new California state law extends the… Read More

By | November 14, 2019

Former EPA Administrators Urge Lawmakers to Pass the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

Two former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have come out in strong support of a bill that would ban asbestos. Dismayed that the Trump EPA has kept asbestos legal, Gina… Read More

By | October 17, 2019

Alton Miles for Meso 5K Raises $25,000 for Asbestos Charity

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and for supporting the 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had… Read More

By | October 3, 2019

New Study Reveals Toll of Long Island’s Opioid Crisis in Economic Terms

A startling new report shows how financially devastating the opioid epidemic has been for the people and businesses of Long Island. According to research from the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI), Nassau and… Read More

By | September 26, 2019

Making a Difference on Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2019

Sept. 26 is National Mesothelioma Awareness Day, a time for mesothelioma survivors and the asbestos-prevention community to come together to support victims and survivors and to recognize the serious long-term challenges ahead.… Read More

By | September 25, 2019

The 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk Is Here: Let’s Get Ready to Race!

Let’s Get Ready to Race! Thank you for being part of the Miles for Meso community and the 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5k Run & 3k Fun Run/Walk. Below is… Read More

By | September 13, 2019

Miles for Meso 2019: Honoring Victim Steve McQueen and Continuing His Fight

In 1974, Steve McQueen was the highest paid actor in Hollywood. In 1979, he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. One year later, at the age of 50, McQueen passed away after an unsuccessful surgery… Read More

By | August 31, 2019

In Landmark Trial, Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Its Role in Opioid Epidemic

In a landmark judgement, Oklahoma judge Thad Balkman ruled on Monday, Aug. 26, that Johnson & Johnson is liable for playing a large role in sparking the state’s opioid crisis through its… Read More

By | August 27, 2019

Virtual Registration Now Open for 2019 Miles for Meso 5K

Registration is now open for the Annual Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk in Alton, Illinois. The race will take place on Sat., Sept. 28, and is expected to… Read More

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