CDC’s NIOSH Releases New Video on Black Lung Disease among Coal Miners

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Atlanta, GA (STL.News) The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a new video demonstrating black lung disease is not confined just to older miners – it is also occurring in younger mine workers.  Faces of Black Lung II – The Story Continues shows the personal costs of black lung and how miners can participate in free health screenings.

To access the new video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-agtyN4py4&feature=youtu.be

To receive free copies of the DVD, contact: Melissa Yancheski, (304) 285-6090 or via email: mkr3@cdc.gov

NIOSH is the federal institute that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.  For more information about NIOSH visit www.cdc.gov/niosh.

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