lung disease News

Role of Occupational Hazards in Lung Diseases Is Under-Recognized: Researchers

More than 1 in 10 people with a range of non-cancerous lung diseases may be sick as a result of inhaling vapors, gas, dust or fumes at work, according to a joint American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society …

In Asia Asbestos Pushed as Product for the Poor

The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world’s poorest people. The …

Conoco Phillips Appeals Mississippi Jury Award

The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday from Conoco Phillips Corp., which has appealed a $15.2 million jury award to an oil well drilling worker who alleged he got lung disease from exposure to asbestos. Oral arguments are scheduled …