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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...

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...

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...

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...

South Africa Gold Miners’ Silicosis Lawsuit Settlement Expected within Six Weeks

By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that...

Some Women with Asthma May Struggle to Conceive

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Women with asthma who use short-acting inhalers to control symptoms may take longer to conceive than women without asthma, a...
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