Emphysema and Railroad Workers

Posted on July 29th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Emphysema is one of two conditions found under the general diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (COPD) Emphysema is a condition that causes the air sacs in your lungs to deteriorate, making it hard to breathe and deliver proper amounts […]

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Myelodysplastic Syndrome & Railroad Workers

Posted on July 16th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

MDS and Railroad Workers Myelodysplastic syndromes occur where a group of poorly formed blood cells do not function properly, and therefore there are not enough healthy blood cells in the body. These syndromes happen as a result of bone marrow […]

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Railroad Workers and AML

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is an aggressive bone marrow cancer that can also be found in the blood. In this cancer, cells that should turn into white blood cells, red blood cells, or platelets are mutated. Because of this mutation, […]

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Railroad Carcinogens: Secondhand Smoke

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Some of our railroad clients have estimated that in the 1970’s and 1980’s, upwards of 75% of the railroad work force smoked cigarettes. Many non-smoking railroad employees endured decades of secondhand smoke exposures.  There was smoking in shanties, cabooses, locomotive […]

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Railroad Workers and Multiple Myeloma

Posted on June 25th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Multiple myeloma is cancer occurring in plasma cells located in bone marrow. Plasma is important for maintenance of a healthy immune system because it produces antibodies that allow the body to fight off infections and other germs. Simply put, multiple […]

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