Podcast: Microplastics in Your Lungs? The New Public Health Bogeyman

By Cameron English and ChuckDinerstein — Jun 15, 2024
Recent research suggested that our lungs contain tiny (micro- and nano-sized) plastic particles, courtesy of our widespread use plastic consumer products. Let's take a deeper look at the study to determine how serious of a health risk we're up against. As always, the media didn't tell you the whole story.

Join Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 76 of the Science Dispatch podcast as they discuss microplastics in your lungs:

In an invisible dance, micro- and nanoplastics move about ubiquitously, yet unnoticed. These minuscule particles bob and weave into every corner of our existence. Yet, their impact on our respiratory health is unclear. How do these particles navigate the pathways of our respiratory tree, and what does this mean for our well-being?

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