Black Lung Disease

Local/Regional News
12:45 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Kentucky Coping With Black Lung Backlog

Kentucky has a backlog of more than 1,000 coal miners who have filed workers compensation claims because of black lung disease.

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Local/Regional News
12:57 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Federal Rule Changes To Help Black Lung Victims

CHARLESTON, W.Va.- Changes to federal black lung rules are expected to make it easier for coal miners and their families to obtain benefits.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
8:40 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Dr.Greg Discusses Rise In Black Lung Cases

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.  A special interdisciplinary conference takes place this week in Lexington on Coal Miner Health and Safety.

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