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2010-07-20 14:13:51

Deaths in England and Wales from injuries and diseases caused by work have almost halved in 20 years.

2008-08-17 18:00:36

A higher percentage of West Virginia coal miners tests positive for black lung disease than the national average. About 13 percent of the state's coal miners who've had chest X- ray screenings are found to have the respiratory ailment, which is caused by exposure to coal dust.

2008-08-13 18:00:12

By Erdogan, M Sarper Martin, Christopher J ABSTRACT. A case is presented of a rare occupational lung disease for which the workplace etiology may have been overlooked.

2008-08-10 03:00:07

By Mazurek, JM Wood, JM Occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica occurs in construction, mining, manufacturing, and other industries and can result in silicosis and other lung diseases.

2006-08-24 14:54:44

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite laws aimed at limiting the amount of coal dust in mines, coal miners are still coming down with 'black lung' or pneumoconiosis, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2004-11-28 03:00:14

Study objectives: This study examines long-term trends in incidence rates of hospitalized pulmonary sarcoidosis in a large cohort of Navy personnel, and evaluates the possible relationship of sarcoidosis with occupation.


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