10 Worst Jobs for Your Lungs

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Bartending

Serving drinks in a smoke-filled room puts bartenders at high risk for lung disease, especially if they are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke over many years.

Today, many states outlaw smoking in restaurants and bars, which has made a significant difference in the health of people working in this field. According to Dr. Harber, studies show that respiratory health among bartenders in cities with smoking bans has dramatically improved.

If you work in a city that still allows smoking in bars, a good ventilation system can help.

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