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How common is occupational asthma?

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Occupational asthma is the most common work-related lung disease in developed countries. In up to 15% of people with disabling asthma in the United States, the condition is at least partly related to their work.

From: Your Job and Occupational Asthma WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Occupational Asthma: Tips to Remember."

OSHA: "Occupational Asthma."

 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 08, 2018

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Occupational Asthma: Tips to Remember."

OSHA: "Occupational Asthma."

 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on July 08, 2018

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