All black lung disease

December 6, 2023

Unearthing pathology of recent rise in black lung disease 

Results will help pathologists diagnose a new, more aggressive form of the disease

April 12, 2022

What is causing the rise in black lung disease?

Study links silica exposure to recent high rates of severe coal workers’ pneumoconiosis

March 25, 2021

Study reveals bias among doctors who classify X-rays for coal miner’s black lung claims

UIC researchers first to publish data on B-reader financial conflicts of interest


August 20, 2020

UIC receives $5M to provide screening, education and treatment for black lung disease

UIC-Shawnee Health Service Black Lung Clinics Program funded for five more years

coal miner

July 8, 2019

What is driving the spike in black lung disease among coal miners?

Different kinds of mining-associated dusts play a key role


May 22, 2018

Researchers identify spike in severe black lung disease among former US coal miners

Findings presented at American Thoracic Society meeting