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



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Black Lung Disease Comes Storming Back in Coal Country 
New York Times
Black Lung Disease Comes Storming Back in Coal Country. By NADJA POPOVICH FEB. 22, 2018. Federal investigators this month identified the largest cluster of advanced black lung cases ever officially recorded. More than 400 coal miners frequenting three ...

 


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 ...

 


Is Black Lung Disease on the Rise? | US News - U.S. News & World Report



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Is Black Lung Disease on the Rise? | US News 
U.S. News & World Report
A study suggests new cases of severe black lung disease are increasing.
The New Generation of Black Lung West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Black lung increase may even be underreported | Lexington Herald ... Lexington Herald Leader

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



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Burn pits downrange caused lung disease in service members, court ... 
Military Times
Service members and contractors who worked around burn pits downrange, and later suffered from lung and respiratory issues, may soon get a breath of fresh air.
Court Determines Open-Air Burn Pits Connected to Lung Disease ... SUN News Report (press release)

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The Invisible Impact of Trauma on Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients - Lung Disease News



The Invisible Impact of Trauma on Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients 
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With the exception of using supplemental oxygen, pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is an invisible disease for the most part. Like other chronic illnesses, it can be extremely difficult for patients to deal with; others can't understand many of the physical ...

 


Prometic's PBI-4050 Regulates 2 Receptors Key to Fibrosis Development, Study Shows - Lung Disease News



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Prometic's PBI-4050 Regulates 2 Receptors Key to Fibrosis Development, Study Shows 
Lung Disease News
?Our data show that GPR40 and GPR84 modulate fibrotic disease progression. Therefore, by targeting this novel antifibrotic pathway, PBI-4050 and its analogues have the potential to delay or even reverse the progression of fibrotic diseases,? Gagnon ...

 


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 ...

 


Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners ... - NPR



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Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners ... 
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The cluster, found in central Appalachia and first reported by NPR, indicates that a disease once thought to be on the decline is still a common killer among coal miners.

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Here's What You Need To Know About A New Ruling Linking Burn ... - Task & Purpose



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Here's What You Need To Know About A New Ruling Linking Burn ... 
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A recent court decision by an administrative law judge for the Department of Labor found burn-pit exposure was linked to lung disease in a federal contractor's case, Fox News reported on Thursday. The case quickly fueled hopes among military veterans ...
Court Determines Military Burn Pits Caused Lung Disease in Troops ... Military.com

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'Failed motors' may cause rare lung disease - Futurity: Research News



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'Failed motors' may cause rare lung disease 
Futurity: Research News
While most people recover from respiratory infections within a few weeks, for those with primary ciliary dyskinesia, the sniffling, coughing, and congestion never end. The tiny hairlike structures called cilia that normally sweep mucus through the ...