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Increasing prevalence of pneumoconiosis in US coal miners by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Retrospective assessment of chest x-rays from 90,973 underground coal miners from Kentucky... imply that U.S. coal miners are being exposed to excessive amounts of respirable crystalline silica...
Help for Coal Miners by Andrea Fabry Patient Expert us without our awareness. And it brings me back to our role as canaries. We can help the coal miners of the 21st century. ...
Johns Hopkins Hospital Suspends Black Lung Program After “Coal Company” Doctor Misses Case After Case of “Seve by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven This is sad we all know how hard coal miners work.  The discussion has to do with black lung... actually did get on camera and is known as the “coal company doctor”.  All miners do not have black lung...
250 Years Later, Coal Deemed Too Dirty by Carbon Fund Patient Expert It seems it took almost 250 years since coal miners first emerged dark and dirty from the mines in Britain for folks in the U.S. to decide that coal is just too darn dirty to be relying...
Mercury Part 3: Canaries in a coal mine! by Bueller K. Patient Expert in the coal mine”. They are the kids that are letting all us miners know that something is wrong that we need...? As I said in my post about mercury and fish, we must look at our environment, our coal energy use that is making...
New Reality Show "Coal" Premieres Tonight by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert A world scrambling for energy hasn't yet turned its back on coal, despite its dangers. But when we weigh its pros and cons, we often leave out the miners themselves, men...
Increasing cognitive loads on miners’ brains: good example of where society is heading by Alvaro F. Healthy Living Professional NIOSH to Study Cognitive Loads on Underground Coal Miners (Occupational Health & Safety... the cognitive demands placed on underground coal miners by new safety devices they must carry, with the industry...
Autistic Children - Canaries In The Coal Mine? by Harold L D. Patient Expert is the "canary in the coal mine". Well into the 20th century, coal miners in England and the US brought canaries into coal mines as an "early warning signal" for toxic gases including methane and carbon monoxide...
Protesters Prepare for Civil Disobedience at Coal Plant with Inspired Songs, Speeches and Poems by Diane Patient Expert , president of the Hip Hop Caucus, reminded us of the coal miners buried alive in mining accidents last year... of Grammy-winner Kathy Mattea. Mattea' s grandfathers were coal miners; one of them helped organize...
Canary in the Coal Mine by Andrea Fabry Patient Expert In the 1800's canaries were used to save lives. Miners would take a caged canary to their worksite. If the bird stopped singing (or died) the miners would vacate immediately. The bird was telling them the air...

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