https://www.healthcentral.com/article/non-smoking-asthma-emphysema-risk
EmphysemaRisk Factors

Can You Get Emphysema Without Ever Smoking? Severe Asthma May Be a Risk Factor

Doctor explaining mechanics of the lungs on an anatomical model.
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    Eli Hendel, M.D.

    Eli Hendel, M.D.

    @Lung_doctor

    Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine. An Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Keck-University of Southern California School of Medicine, and Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, his areas include asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, and occupational lung diseases. Favorite hobby? Playing jazz music.