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New Health Plan Threatens Clinics That Serve Coal Miners

New Health Plan Threatens Clinics That Serve Coal Miners

Jul 06, 2021 Miners’ Mental Health. Harris serves as the medical director of the Black Lung Clinic at Southwest Virginia’s Stone Mountain Health Services, the only federally funded black lung clinic in Virginia. Black lung is a progressive lung illness caused by inhaling toxic coal and rock dust within [email protected]{osti_6931674, title = {Respiratory disease and suicide among US coal miners is there a relationship}, author = {Ames, R G}, abstractNote = {A case-control study was performed to test whether or not respiratory disease in coal miners presented a risk for suicide. While coal miners in general do not experience elevated rates of suicide, coal miners with respiratory disease have been.

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After Coal Can Better Health Save West Virginia

After Coal Can Better Health Save West Virginia

Jul 06, 2021 Miners’ Mental Health. Harris serves as the medical director of the Black Lung Clinic at Southwest Virginia’s Stone Mountain Health Services, the only federally funded black lung clinic in Virginia.Black lung is a progressive lung illness caused by inhaling toxic coal and rock dust within coal.

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Coal Miners' Respiratory Clinic Owensboro Health

Coal Miners' Respiratory Clinic Owensboro Health

Jul 14, 2021 Miners’ Mental Health Harris serves as the medical director of the Black Lung Clinic at Southwest Virginia’s Stone Mountain Health Services, the only federally funded black lung clinic in Virginia. Black lung is a progressive lung illness caused by inhaling toxic coal and rock dust within coal.

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Coal Miners’ Much Needed Health Care Collides With

Coal Miners’ Much Needed Health Care Collides With

Jun 04, 2019 Clinic staff can also connect coal miners to pulmonary specialists through a telemedicine consultation. Similar mobile screening programs are available for miners in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, and eastern Kentucky through the Enhanced Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program.

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Black Lung Disease Stone Mountain Health Services

Black Lung Disease Stone Mountain Health Services

Coal Miners' Respiratory Clinic. The Coal Miners' Respiratory Clinic in Greenville, KY, has been in operation since 1975 as a department of Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. The clinic strives to minimize the effects of pulmonary impairment not only in coal miners but also in other individuals with pulmonary disease.

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Depression Plagues Many Coal Miners With Black Lung

Depression Plagues Many Coal Miners With Black Lung

In 2015-2016, over 500 active coal miners received primary medical care, dental care, and or behavioral health services at SMHS clinics. This represents approximately 20 of all miners in the state in 2015 or 50 of the miners in 2016. The SMHS Black Lung Clinics provided services for thousands of coal miners between July 1, 2017, and June 30.

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Depression Suicidal Thoughts Plague Ailing Coal Miners

Depression Suicidal Thoughts Plague Ailing Coal Miners

1 Respiratory Health Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia. 2 St Charles Respiratory Care Center, Stone Mountain Health Services, St Charles, Virginia. PMID 29411024. PMCID PMC5839295.

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Health System Taking Covid

Health System Taking Covid

Jul 08, 2021 Coal miners and former coal miners who suffer from black lung disease also often struggle with depression and thoughts of suicide, a new study finds. Our Drew Harris, MD, serves as the medical director of the Black Lung Clinic at Southwest Virginia’s Stone Mountain Health Services , the only federally funded black lung clinic in Virginia.

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Respiratory Disease And Suicide Among Us Coal Miners: Is

Respiratory Disease And Suicide Among Us Coal Miners: Is

Following the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA’s) recently-published final rule on respirable coal mine dust exposure external icon, NIOSH expanded its national program of health surveillance for coal miners to include spirometry testing and respiratory health questionnaires.These services are in addition to chest radiographs and occupational history questionnaires.

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People Served Stone Mountain Health Services

People Served Stone Mountain Health Services

May 12, 2021 Cabin Creek Health System hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for coal miners at the Blackhawk Mine site on April 15. CHARLESTON — In 1973, a group of union coal miners.

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The Pit Of Despair: How Black Lung Disease Has Impacted

The Pit Of Despair: How Black Lung Disease Has Impacted

May 12, 2021 CHARLESTON — In 1973, a group of union coal miners in eastern Kanawha County formed Cabin Creek Health to care for and serve families living in the region’s mining communities. It was the first clinic of its kind in West Virginia.

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Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program: Spirometry

Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program: Spirometry

Jul 08, 2021 THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Mental health problems and thoughts of suicide are common among U.S. coal miners with black lung disease, a new study finds. Black lung is a progressive illness caused by inhaling toxic coal and rock dust in coal mines. There are few treatment options. Although coal mining is on the decline, the rates.

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Health System Takes Covid

Health System Takes Covid

Jul 07, 2015 With federal funding, his clinic now has a diabetes center and a dental practice. He later hired half a dozen former coal miners to expand his office space and convert it to high energy efficiency standards, adding a health innovation hub in the city gym that helps business start-ups.

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Mobile Clinics – Rhihub Transportation Toolkit

Mobile Clinics – Rhihub Transportation Toolkit

May 09, 2021 It was the first clinic of its kind in West Virginia. While the clinic has expanded to become a health system with 11 sites throughout the Kanawha Valley, its mission has remained the same. “It’s still the mission, and it really does feel — especially standing on the coal mine in Cabin Creek, right near where that mission started — that.

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Progressive Massive Fibrosis In Coal Miners From 3 Clinics

Progressive Massive Fibrosis In Coal Miners From 3 Clinics

Mar 01, 2019 These changes will affect the cost of providing the Coal Mine Workers Health Scheme Medical to companies. It is mandatory for the Worker to register with Lungscreen to obtain an ID, before having an x-ray. Approved provider network – including EMOs, NMAs, spirometry clinics.

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