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Resurgence of crippling black lung disease seen in U.S. coal miners

Resurgence of Crippling Black Lung Disease Seen in U.S. Coal Miners

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Since the 1990s, annual numbers of U.S. coal miners with new, confirmed cases of an advanced form of so-called black lung...
The Wider Image: Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

Coal Lobby Fights Black-Lung Tax as Disease Rates Surge

By Valerie Volcovici PRINCETON, West Virginia (Reuters) As a young man, Barry Shrewsbury dug coal in the West Virginia mines and spent his time off...
The logo of AstraZeneca is seen on medication packages in a pharmacy in London

AstraZeneca Cancer Drug Hits Second Goal by Extending Survival

LONDON (Reuters) AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has hit a second important goal by improving overall survival in lung cancer patients, boosting prospects for a medicine...
Testing for all lung cancer mutations at once found cost effective - study

Testing for All Lung Cancer Mutations at Once Found Cost Effective...

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Testing advanced lung cancer patients for all of the possible genetic mutations that could be driving their cancer at once...
Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush listens to her son, President George W. Bush, as he speaks at an event on social security reform in Orlando

Barbara Bush, Wife and Mother of U.S. Presidents, Dies at 92

By Will Dunham (Reuters) Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on...
Former first lady Barbara Bush attends the christening ceremony of the USS George H.W. Bush in Virginia

Barbara Bush, Wife of Ex-President George H.W. Bush, in ‘Failing Health’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) Barbara Bush, the wife of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, is in "failing health" and has decided to no longer seek medical...
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