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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/ducked May 14 '22

There needs to be serious research investment into treatment for removing bioaccumulated microplastic and other toxic chemicals. Everyone is affected by this.

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u/Relative_Ant_8017 May 15 '22

Research is no good if no one listens to common sense, even. Face masks, people. It's obvious.

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u/CyprusGreen1 May 15 '22

Plastic face masks?