Black Lung Disease http://wuky.org en Kentucky Coping With Black Lung Backlog http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-coping-black-lung-backlog <p><font color="red">Kentucky</font> has a backlog of more than 1,000 coal miners who have filed workers compensation claims because of black lung disease. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:45:09 +0000 Associated Press 50747 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Coping With Black Lung Backlog Federal Rule Changes To Help Black Lung Victims http://wuky.org/post/federal-rule-changes-help-black-lung-victims <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">CHARLESTON, W.Va.- Changes to federal black lung rules are expected to make it easier for coal miners and their families to obtain benefits.</span> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:57:24 +0000 Associated Press 38092 at http://wuky.org Federal Rule Changes To Help Black Lung Victims Dr.Greg Discusses Rise In Black Lung Cases http://wuky.org/post/drgreg-discusses-rise-black-lung-cases <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this week's Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine the host shines the spotlight on pneumoconiosis, better known as Black Lung Disease which is afflicting an increasing number of Appalachian Coal miners.&nbsp; A special interdisciplinary conference takes place this week in Lexington on Coal Miner Health and Safety.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:40:00 +0000 Greg Davis 36292 at http://wuky.org Dr.Greg Discusses Rise In Black Lung Cases