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Rare Cancers In PA Community And Health Fair Tests For Black Lung On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, a free health fair Tuesday offered the community of Oak Hill the opportunity to be tested for respiratory problems and black lung disease. Emily Rice has more.

Also, in this show, at a recent public meeting in Washington County, Pennsylvania, scientists from Pitt announced they had found a link between fracking and some serious health effects. But some in the crowd wanted the study to tell them more about why children in their community have gotten rare cancers. The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports.

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