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In 2014, the program reported an increase in black lung disease or coal workers’ pneumoconiosis.
New South Wales, the state bordering Queensland’s south, reported in February its first case of pneumoconiosis in a coalmine worker since the 1970s.
From bladder cancer in dye workers to the lung disease pneumoconiosis in coal miners, researchers found that occupational exposure to various carcinogens and toxins was linked to about 800,000 deaths annually.
McCool has the classic form of the disease, coal worker’s pneumoconiosis.
His doctor’s diagnosis, his widow said, was coal workers’ pneumoconiosis — or black lung.
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