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plethora commented on the word popcorn lung
I just like the acronym BOOP.
July 25, 2008
bilby commented on the word popcorn lung
How about this bit from c_b's Wiki link:
"Bronchiolitis obliterans is sometimes confused in the public mind with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), a completely different pulmonary disorder."
Keeps me awake at night, that does.
chained_bear commented on the word popcorn lung
That's what I always say about huffing Play-Doh! ...
Er... I mean, a friend of mine does.
sionnach commented on the word popcorn lung
Everything is a poison; there is nothing that is not a poison. It is the dosage that makes something either a poison or a remedy.
Jennarenn: Including moderation! ;)
Actually the illness is documented among those who work in microwave-popcorn processing plants. I think this guy was the first person who didn't work with the chemicals in the course of his job, who got the illness. (IIRC)
yarb commented on the word popcorn lung
Did you know they force-fed a mouse with 100 gallons of milk and it died?
July 24, 2008
jennarenn commented on the word popcorn lung
Yes, but he ate two bags of popcorn a day. I'd ahve problems if I slathered my body in Vaseline morning and night, or ate a pound of carrots at every meal. Everything in moderation. Seriously!
Heard about this recently. Also found this today. Weird.
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