Prof Ken Donaldson and Christopher Henry pose with the lung of 59-year-old Dalkeith miner John Hogg, who died in 1831 of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis. The lung allowed for the earliest known link between breathing coal dust and cardiopulmonary disease – and resulted in the first public health warning to the effect. Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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