6/17/11 – This Week in WV – Black Lung resurgence

In reaction to high numbers of miners claiming disability for “Black Lung” Disease, the West Virginia Insurance Board requested that West Virginia University study a retrospective chart review of case files for all miners who were compensated. Glynis Board reports WVU’s study confirms there is an alarming resurgence of “Black Lung” among miners in the state. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is programming and related services that impact your life in ways no other media can. support programming like this : www.wvpubcast.org