By | March 28, 2018

ADAO’s Global Asbestos Awareness Week Kicks Off April 1

“Why is asbestos bad?” The answer to this basic question may seem obvious to some of us, especially those who have been directly impacted by mesothelioma or other asbestos-related diseases. But would… Read More

By | March 13, 2018

Dirty Laundry: A Mesothelioma Journey No Family Should Face

Have you ever heard the phrase “cancer isn’t a person’s diagnosis, it’s a family’s diagnosis”? Mesothelioma may be considered “rare” and may only be diagnosed in approximately 3,000 Americans each year, but… Read More

By | March 12, 2018

Women’s History Month: Recognizing the Unseen Battles Women Faced in the Workforce

Asbestos-related diseases have always taken men’s lives more often than women’s. This has nothing to do with genetics, but rather a gender gap that made men more likely to work in direct… Read More

By | March 7, 2018

Amid Criticism for Defending Accused Abuse Witness, Pope Francis Names New Sexual Abuse Panel

On February 17, Pope Francis renewed the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors in an apparent effort to continue addressing widespread sexual abuse in the Catholic church. However, the renewal comes… Read More

By | February 27, 2018

Raise Awareness for Mesothelioma and Rare Diseases on February 28, 2018

When something is considered “rare,” it doesn’t occur very often. One rare disease may only affect a small number of people. But when you consider there are over 6,000 existing rare diseases,… Read More

By | February 23, 2018

4 Ways to Cope with Grief from Mesothelioma, Asbestos-Related Diseases

There is no one right way to grieve. It’s natural to experience feelings of pain and grief over the loss of a loved one. People who are grieving the loss of someone… Read More

By | February 2, 2018

Mesothelioma and World Cancer Day: Raising Awareness of Rare and Deadly Diseases

February 4 is a day dedicated every year, all over the world, to the fight against cancer. Each World Cancer Day, the aim is to get as many governments and individuals as… Read More

By | January 30, 2018

Opioid Lawyers Prepare to Step in for Government on Ending the National Crisis

A year since its annual death toll surpassed that of the entire Vietnam war, three months since it was declared a public health emergency and mere weeks since it was named a… Read More

By | January 5, 2018

Communities Sue Pill-Makers as Overdose Deaths Contribute to Decline in American Life Expectancy

American adults expect that, on average, they have a good chance of living longer, healthier lives than their parents. They hope their own kids can say the same thing. For the second… Read More

By | December 22, 2017

This Holiday Season, Support a Veteran in Need with Your Time, Gifts and Thoughts

Most of us think of the holidays as a time for family, festivities and giving, and rightly so. But for veterans, the holiday season can sometimes be a challenging time. The sacrifices… Read More