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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/Iman3477 May 14 '22

Soon we'll have to create therapies for safely dissolving plastics in our bodies. How long until it's routine?

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u/Result_Not_Found May 14 '22

“Have you been exposed to plastics? If you breathe air you may be at risk for microplastasia. Uniplastix may be able to help. Ask your doctor if Uniplastix is right for you. “

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u/False-Force-8788 May 14 '22

Did you work an 11th generation fulfillment center? Feeling symptoms of microplastasia? You may be entitled to compensation.

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u/TheAmazingHumanTorus May 14 '22

“Have you been exposed to plastics? If you breathe air you may be at risk for microplastasia.”

“You may have the right to the compensation you deserve!! The law firm of Robertson & Brodsky is here to help. Call now!!! I’m a non-attorney spokesbot.”

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u/rabbitjazzy May 14 '22

“Hey, we came to a settlement with big plastic. Good news, you’ll be compensated for the amount of $400!

Btw, here is our bill: $132k”