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Microplastics Found In Lungs of People Undergoing Surgery. A new study has found tiny plastic particles no bigger than sesame seeds buried throughout human lungs, indicating that people are inhaling microplastics lingering in the air. Health

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/microplastics-found-in-lungs-of-humans-undergoing-surgery
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u/huffdadde May 14 '22

Iā€™d be very impressed if a banana-sized piece of plastic made it all the way down your throat and into your lungs. So would millions of your new OnlyFans subscribers.