April 2013

Why Rally for Medical Research?

On Monday, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation will join nearly 200 organizations in a unified voice to call on our lawmakers to make medical research a national priority.  The NIH funds many of our mesothelioma researchers, and we work with the larger medical research community with the mentality that a rising tide lifts all boats.  […]

Asbestos Awareness Week

Each year, in the first week of April Asbestos Awareness Week is observed.  On March 13, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution 66, officially recognizing Asbestos Awareness Week.  Asbestos is the name given to naturally occurring materials that are poor conductors of heat and do not conduct electricity, making the mineral a versatile material for use […]