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Oct 13
2010

Coal mining reminds us of the risks

Posted by waterbottle in coughing , coal mining , bronchitis , black lung , asthma

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The health risks associated with coal mining aren’t anything new, but in light of the recent triumph of the rescued Chilean miners, understanding the dangers of being in or around such an environment is unhealthy.

While working directly with coal is risky, the indirect contact from coal and other related excrements can impact public health. According to April's American Journal of Public Health people who living in coal mining countries, have a higher probability of suffering from a range of health problems.