My ten year old daughter abby smiled a sick, hollow smile that was devoid of the…

My ten year old daughter abby smiled a sick, hollow smile that was devoid of the…

pin 89
heart 8
speech 1
{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

pin 92
heart 11
speech 1
Mark McCowan, 47, was diagnosed with the worst stage of black lung only five years after an X-ray showed he had no sign of the disease.

Mark McCowan, 47, was diagnosed with the worst stage of black lung only five years after an X-ray showed he had no sign of the disease.

pin 1
Coal miners rally for black lung law reform on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in 1975. (See more from Earl Dotter's "Quiet Sickness" series here - on NPR site.)

Coal miners rally for black lung law reform on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in 1975. (See more from Earl Dotter's "Quiet Sickness" series here - on NPR site.)

The inner accountant says no, but the inner fanboy/fangirl screams "A sword, a sword, my kingdom for a sword!"

The inner accountant says no, but the inner fanboy/fangirl screams "A sword, a sword, my kingdom for a sword!"

pin 266
heart 54
"It shattered so easily, I couldn't imagine that I had done something wrong. Sirens blared in my ears, drowning Reya's voice."

"It shattered so easily, I couldn't imagine that I had done something wrong. Sirens blared in my ears, drowning Reya's voice."

pin 172
heart 11
speech 1
For Top Hospital, Tough Questions About Black Lung and Money ~ Oct. 30, 2013 ~ Coal company paying the doctor to "NOT SEE" Black Lung So They Don't Have To PAY The Men That Worked For Them Their Whole Lives....

For Top Hospital, Tough Questions About Black Lung and Money ~ Oct. 30, 2013 ~ Coal company paying the doctor to "NOT SEE" Black Lung So They Don't Have To PAY The Men That Worked For Them Their Whole Lives....

Nigella sativa (black seed) seed oil kills up to 89% of lung cancer cells. It is a powerful herb used for 1,000's of years in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, Unani & Arabic medicine. Its potent anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. Black seed taken daily can decrease insulin resistance helping type 2 diabetes. Thymoquinone, found in the seed, is superior for asthma issues & can protect brain tissue from radiation-induced nitrosative stress.

Nigella sativa (black seed) seed oil kills up to 89% of lung cancer cells. It is a powerful herb used for 1,000's of years in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, Unani & Arabic medicine. Its potent anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. Black seed taken daily can decrease insulin resistance helping type 2 diabetes. Thymoquinone, found in the seed, is superior for asthma issues & can protect brain tissue from radiation-induced nitrosative stress.

pin 121
heart 18
speech 1
Years After Black Lung Claim Was Wrongly Denied, Coal Miner Gets His Due

Years After Black Lung Claim Was Wrongly Denied, Coal Miner Gets His Due

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search