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2016 Study on Lung Function in Heavy Smokers with Asbestos Exposure

Conclusion of a new study: a longer duration of asbestos exposure results in a greater reduction in lung function among heavy smokers with an asbestos exposure.  The presence of isolated pleural plaques is also associated with a decrease in lung function.  Click here to read the study abstract.  The complete journal article may be accessed from our “For Healthcare Professional”… Read more →