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Black lung disease is scarring of the lungs caused by inhaling coal dust over a long period of time. According to WebMD, 16 percent of coal miners may eventually develop health issues in their lungs from inhaling coal dust.

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Man is furious after seeing a picture of his amputated leg on a tobacco warning label.

C’mon people, there is no shortage of actual smoking victims.

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In over 80 countries, tobacco products are labeled with disturbing photos to illustrate the dangers of using them. Buy a pack of cigarettes in Europe and you’re likely to see a grotesque photo of tar-damaged lungs, various cancers or a foot with amputated toes.

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Scientists cured HIV in mice. They say a human cure could be next.

Scientists used gene-editing technology to cure the mice.

he blood samples for the PCR testing for HIV for infants are gathered at the local clinics and hospitals in Malawi. © Karin Schermbrucker/UNICEF

Close to 37 million people living with HIV could be impacted by a new studypublished in Nature Communications earlier this week.

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When rescue teams can’t get an ambulance to a remote area where someone has been hurt, they send a helicopter to bring the injured person to a local hospital.

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