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Occupations Linked to Lung Diseases

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Is Your Job Hazardous to Your Lungs?

Smoking is the number one cause of lung disease. But there are many occupations that harm the lungs, too. If you or a loved one works in one of these jobs, it’s important to be aware of your risk and talk with your doctor. It’s also vital that you don’t add to your risk by smoking.

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