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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...
E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells

E-cigarette Vapor Tied to Changes in Lung Cells

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against...
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...
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Merck’s Keytruda Helps Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer in Trial

By Tamara Mathias (Reuters) Merck & Co's blockbuster drug Keytruda helped previously untreated lung cancer patients live longer in a late-stage trial, potentially cementing its...
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