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Pulmonary Fibrosis and Asbestos Exposure

According to the National Institutes of Health, up to 100,000 people are currently struggling with pulmonary fibrosis in the U.S. Exposure to occupational carcinogens, including asbestos, is among the risk factors for pulmonary fibrosis, which typically has a slow progression. During the 20th century, asbestos would be a common ingredient in over 5,000 consumer products by virtue of its manifold …

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