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Textile workers at higher risk for rheumatoid arthritis.

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#1 Joelf

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 10:22 AM

Textile workers at higher risk for rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Breathing textile dust on the job is linked to an almost tripled risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a Malaysian study suggests. Reuters Health, 02/11/2016. (Also see Causes of Rheumatoid Arthritis)

 

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Posted 20 March 2016 - 04:28 PM

I can understand that as I have to clean all the muck out of my sewing machine about once a week.