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

By | August 26, 2019

New York’s Child Victims Act Begins to Unveil Decades of Sexual Abuse

Survivors of child sexual abuse in New York may yet have a shot at justice, thanks to a new law called the Child Victims Act, or CVA, which opens up the rules… Read More

By | August 22, 2019

Miles for Meso and Julie Gundlach’s Daily Fight Against Mesothelioma

Moving forward after a mesothelioma diagnosis is a tremendous act of courage. Since she was first diagnosed in 2006, Julie Gundlach has fought for every day of her life. Nearing the 13th… Read More

By | July 5, 2019

Initiative Seeks to Pursue Justice for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

The most traumatic part of sexual abuse is recounting it – having to live through it again when all you want to do is move on. You may have been told to… Read More

By | July 2, 2019

Remembering Those Taken by Mesothelioma on Father’s Day

Asbestos-related diseases have taken the lives of thousands of fathers and grandfathers. This Father’s Day, Simmons Hanly Conroy wants to honor the legacy of those who left loving families behind and wish… Read More

By | July 2, 2019

Protecting Those Who Served Us — Remembering Mesothelioma’s Impact on Veterans

Almost 12 years ago to the day, in the town of Abu Sarnak, Iraq, then-32-year-old Staff Sargent Travis W. Atkins made an instantaneous decision that would save the lives of three other… Read More

By | May 3, 2019

New Opioid Strike Force Charges 31 Rural Doctors Over Deadly Prescription Practices and Health Care Fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released information about the “largest prescription opioid enforcement effort ever undertaken.” Armed federal agents carried out search warrants and arrested dozens of medical professionals… Read More

By | April 12, 2019

Why Are Legislators Introducing Bills Written by Big Business?

Many people are well aware of the influence powerful corporations have on legislation, but what happens when many of the bills introduced by elected representatives are actually written by lobbyists? Each year,… Read More

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