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Silicosis: An explainer and research roundup

Silicosis is an ancient job-related lung disease affecting construction workers and miners who come in contact with silica dust. But in recent decades, it also has been affecting younger workers who fabricate artificial stone, which is used for countertops and has a high silica concentration.