Bronchiolitis Obliterans Caused By Exposure To Toxic Chemicals. Bronchiolitis Obliterans is a serious respiratory disease where the smallest airways of the lungs, called the bronchioles, become inflamed and damaged. Bronchiolitis obliterans can be caused by a respiratory infection after an organ transplant, but the lung disease is … [Read more...] about What Do I Need to Know About Bronchiolitis Obliterans?
Popcorn Workers Lung Caused By Diacetyl. Bronchiolitis Obliterans, aka Popcorn Workers Lung, is an obstructive lung disease in which the bronchioles of the lungs are blocked by the growth of fibrous tissue. The nickname "Popcorn Workers Lung" has been given to Bronchiolitis Obliterans because workers in factories that make … [Read more...] about Popcorn Workers Lung Injury Lawsuits
Popcorn is making some people sick. Really sick. Bronchiolitis obliterans—Popcorn Workers Lung—is a rare, devastating, life-threatening disease that destroys the small airways of the lungs. Diacetyl, a chemical that gives foods like popcorn, candy, and baked goods that buttery taste, is linked to Popcorn Lungs. One Missouri … [Read more...] about Popcorn Workers Lung Leads to Disability Lawsuits
Flavor-Manufacturing Industry Workers Illness. Bronchiolitis obliterans, a rare and life-threatening form of fixed obstructive lung disease, is known to be caused by exposure to noxious gases in occupational settings and has been described in workers in the microwave-popcorn industry who were exposed to artificial … [Read more...] about Fixed Obstructive Lung Disease Among Workers in the Flavor-Manufacturing Industry