Study Examines How Occupation Affects Respiratory Health 

Clinics in Chest Medicine contained an article in its May 2023 edition examining how occupation acts as a contributor to disparities in respiratory diseases. Noting that occupations affect financial status, healthcare access, exposure to hazardous substances, and more, the study investigates how occupational exposures contribute to asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, silicosis, coronavirus, and lung cancer. It also highlights how proper workplace controls can provide opportunities for interventions to bring about health equity. 

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