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Spit it Out – West Virginia

The Southern Coalfields Tobacco Prevention Coalition Network’s Spit It Out Program partnered with mining companies to reduce tobacco use, particularly smokeless tobacco use, in 6 counties in West Virginia’s “Coal Country.” Watch this video to learn about their successes: Learn more about the program here: Spit It Out Program

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2017 NCBLRDC Conference – Climbing to Conquer Black Lung

Please join us September 26-29, 2017 at the 2017 NCBLRDC Conference at the Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown in Salt Lake City, UT. View the 2017 NCBLRDC brochure for conference and accommodation details  

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Save the Date! 2017 NCBLRDC Conference

The 2017 National Coalition of Black Lung & Respiratory Disease Clinics (NCBLRDC) Conference is almost here. Conference Dates: September 27-29, 2017 Location: Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown, Salt Lake City, UT For more information and to reserve accommodations, visit: http://blacklungcoalition.org/2017-ncblrdc-conference

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Black Lung COE at UIC to host Queensland Australia’s Parliament CWP Select Committee

The Black Lung Center of Excellence at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health will host members of the Queensland Australia’s Parliament Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis (CWP) Select Committee on February 17, 2017. The Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis (CWP) select committee was established by the Parliament on September 15, 2016 to conduct an inquiry and

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Become a Coal Miner Ambassador!

Coal Miner Ambassador Committee The committee is formed to develop a system to bring advocates interested in helping coal miners learn about the federal black lung claim process to the National Conference. The coal miner advocate will assist coal miners with federal black lung claim applications or assist coal miners with the paperwork process. This

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