|Presented at the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Press Conference in Washington, D.C. on April 4, 2013Posted on April 9, 2013|
Exposure to asbestos can cause mesothelioma and lung, gastrointestinal, laryngeal, and ovarian cancers, as well as non-malignant lung and pleural disorders.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) database statistics revealed that, from 1999 – 2013, the USA buried 43,351 Americans who died from mesothelioma and asbestosis – just two of the many diseases caused by asbestos.
In response to this continued public health crisis, eighteen months ago, I began asking three questions:
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ADAO Special Report “The USA Asbestos Toxic Trade Continues”
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Labels: Asbestos, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, Disease, Health crisis, Linda Reinstein, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, United States, Washington