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Lung disease put on list for faster benefits

By Patricia Kime - Staff writer
Posted : Saturday Aug 11, 2012 9:05:02 EDT

The Social Security Administration is putting a rare lung disease found in some veterans exposed to burn pits and fires in Iraq and Afghanistan on its “compassionate allowances” list, a designation that should speed the process to receive Social Security disability benefits.

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