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Vaper, 49, suffers an incurable lung disease usually found in metal factory workers who spend decades inhaling toxic fumes

A vaper has been diagnosed with an incurable form of lung scarring typically found in metal factory workers. Doctors say the rare disease was likely caused by fumes from the heating coils used in the 49-year-old's device. It is the first time hard-metal pneumoconiosis has been linked to vaping. But medics from the University of California, who treated the unidentified patient, warn it should be seen as a new health risk for users. Read more....



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