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