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University of Illinois-Chicago: What Is Driving the Spike in Black Lung Disease Among Coal Miners?
July 10, 2019
CHICAGO, Illinois, July 10 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Illinois's Chicago Campus issued the following news release:

Rates of severe coal workers' pneumoconiosis -- also known as black lung disease -- among coal miners have been on the rise recently despite regulations on exposure to dusts associated with mining.

Researchers believe the higher rates of more severe lung disease may be due to greater exposure to silica, likely as a byproduct of going after ev . . .

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