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Powder meant to save Ontario miners may be killing them

Massey - Years ago, about 10,000 miners in Ontario, Canada started each work day breathing in a black powder called McIntyre Powder as a prophylaxis against silicosis. But could that powder be responsible for the increased number of neurodegenerative diseases?
 

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McIntyre powder is a finely ground aluminum and aluminum oxide dust. The black powder was inhaled in...
McIntyre powder is a finely ground aluminum and aluminum oxide dust. The black powder was inhaled into the lungs of the miners.
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Label on McIntyre Powder.
Label on McIntyre Powder.
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Clinics have been set up to get miners to come in and tell their stories and be examined.
Clinics have been set up to get miners to come in and tell their stories and be examined.
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Janice Martell has been working tirelessly to educate the public about McIntyre Powder and its link ...
Janice Martell has been working tirelessly to educate the public about McIntyre Powder and its link to health problems in miners in Canada and around the world.
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