Congress Boosts 'Black Lung' Treatment Funding By Millions

Mine-safety officials speak with workers at the Gibson North mine in Princeton, Ind. in 2015.

After NPR reporting on the Progressive Massive Fibrosis epidemic, Congress and the White House agreed to give the maximum funding authorized for clinics treating the disease in 15 coal-mining states.

(Image credit: Timothy D. Easley/AP)

(via NPR)

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