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Black lung disease on the rise: Five questions answered - Salon.com - Salon



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Black lung disease on the rise: Five questions answered - Salon.com 
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Editor's note: An article published Feb. 6, 2018 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health had identified 416 cases of advanced black lung disease among ...
Why is mining-related lung disease on the rise? - Brinkwire Brinkwire (press release)
Black lung disease rate show a rise, recent report - Factsherald.com Facts Herald

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Black Lung Disease Comes Storming Back in Coal Country - The ... - New York Times



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Black Lung Disease Comes Storming Back in Coal Country - The ... 
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Hundreds of cases of advanced black lung disease have been found among miners in Central Appalachia, even as the Trump administration begins to review Obama-era coal dust rules.
A Surge Of Black Lung Disease In Appalachia | 90.5 WESA 90.5 WESA

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It's 2018, and black lung disease is on the rise in Appalachia. - Grist



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It's 2018, and black lung disease is on the rise in Appalachia. 
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Not only are coal miners experiencing an uptick in the most fatal form of black lung, they're also being diagnosed at a younger age. ?There's an unacceptably large number of younger miners who have end-stage disease,? lead researcher David J. Blackley ...

 


Quotation of the Day: Black Lung Disease Makes a Grim Comeback, Even Among Younger Miners - New York Times



Quotation of the Day: Black Lung Disease Makes a Grim Comeback, Even Among Younger Miners 
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?There's an unacceptably large number of younger miners who have end-stage disease, and the only choice is to get a lung transplant or wait it out and die.? DAVID J. BLACKLEY, an epidemiologist who led research that identified, in Virginia, the largest ...

 


Colorado Springs woman wins landmark case, tying lung disease to burn pits - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News



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Colorado Springs woman wins landmark case, tying lung disease to burn pits 
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"When you're in a war zone and you have mortar rounds and rockets and car bombs going off non-stop, the last thing you're thinking about is the air you breathe." More than a decade later, though, breathing is something Veronica Landry constantly thinks ...

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Robots may help patients with lung disease stick to treatment - CNET



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Robots may help patients with lung disease stick to treatment 
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COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is primarily treated through medication and behavioral changes such as exercising and giving up smoking, according to the study, but only around 50 percent of patients adhere to their medication. The ...

 


Runners Race Atop US Bank Plaza For Lung Disease - CBS Minnesota / WCCO



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Runners Race Atop US Bank Plaza For Lung Disease 
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Latest Videos. Sponsored By. Runners Race Atop US Bank Plaza For Lung Disease. More than 400,000 Americans suffer from lung disease -- but hundreds will rise up to fight it Saturday in the 'Fight For Air Climb,' report Jennifer Mayerle and Mike ...

 


Burn pits downrange caused lung disease in service members, court rules - Military Times



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Burn pits downrange caused lung disease in service members, court rules 
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A service member tosses unserviceable uniform items into a burn pit. Military uniform items were often burned to ensure they could not be used by opposing forces. (DoD). Service members and private military contractors who worked around ?burn pits ...
Court Determines Open-Air Burn Pits Connected to Lung Disease SUN News Report (press release)

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Battling Black Lung - U.S. News & World Report



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Battling Black Lung 
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Scott Tiller, a coal miner for more than 30 years, measures the air flow in an underground coal mine less than 40 inches high on May 11, 2016, in Welch, W.Va. (David Goldman/AP). By Anna Allen and Carl Werntz. Editor's note: An article published Feb. 6 ...
The New Generation of Black Lung West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Black lung increase may even be underreported Lexington Herald Leader

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Court determines military burn pits caused lung disease in service members - Fox News



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Court determines military burn pits caused lung disease in service members 
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?This evidence is sufficient to establish Ms. Landry suffers from deployment-related lung disease,? reads a line of the ruling obtained by Fox News. ?Ms. Landry need not introduce affirmative medical evidence to show working conditions caused the ...