April 2011

Addressing Disease Clusters, Like Libby

On January 26, 2011, Senators Boxer (D-CA) and Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 76, Strengthening Protections for Children and Communities From Disease Clusters Act (“Trevor’s Law”).  The legislation strengthens public health agencies’ ability to address suspected disease clusters.  The bill has not yet been introduced in the House.
Forty-two disease clusters have been in 13U.S.states, showing incidence […]

Sustaining NIH Funding

Efforts to sustain funding for vital federal agencies that support mesothelioma research continue here at the Meso Foundation.  The Meso Foundation has been vigilant in our advocacy for increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which houses the National Cancer Institute.  The NIH supports many of the brilliant researchers dedicated to caring for […]