vintage BLACK  LUNG DISH ceramic novelty. Id have it on the patio as an ashtray for smokers

vintage BLACK LUNG DISH ceramic novelty. Id have it on the patio as an ashtray for smokers

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{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

{true story} Coal miner Lee Hipshire in 1976, shortly after emerging from a mine in Logan County, W. Va. at the end of his shift. At age 36, he had worked 26 years underground. A few years later, Lee took early retirement because of pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease. He died at 57.

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A lung from a coal miner with advanced coal workers' pneumoconiosis, or black lung.

A lung from a coal miner with advanced coal workers' pneumoconiosis, or black lung.

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"Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension" Taken 04/1974    Love this photo! My grandpa was a coal miner and he lived in Fireco, WV for a while.

"Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension" Taken 04/1974 Love this photo! My grandpa was a coal miner and he lived in Fireco, WV for a while.

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The inner accountant says no, but the inner fanboy/fangirl screams "A sword, a sword, my kingdom for a sword!"

The inner accountant says no, but the inner fanboy/fangirl screams "A sword, a sword, my kingdom for a sword!"

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Nigella sativa (black seed) seed oil kills up to 89% of lung cancer cells. It is a powerful herb used for 1,000's of years in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, Unani & Arabic medicine. Its potent anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. Black seed taken daily can decrease insulin resistance helping type 2 diabetes. Thymoquinone, found in the seed, is superior for asthma issues & can protect brain tissue from radiation-induced nitrosative stress.

Nigella sativa (black seed) seed oil kills up to 89% of lung cancer cells. It is a powerful herb used for 1,000's of years in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic, Unani & Arabic medicine. Its potent anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. Black seed taken daily can decrease insulin resistance helping type 2 diabetes. Thymoquinone, found in the seed, is superior for asthma issues & can protect brain tissue from radiation-induced nitrosative stress.

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Mark McCowan, 47, was diagnosed with the worst stage of black lung only five years after an X-ray showed he had no sign of the disease.

Mark McCowan, 47, was diagnosed with the worst stage of black lung only five years after an X-ray showed he had no sign of the disease.

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