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Routine Cough in a Lao Immigrant - Answer E

Author(s): Dr. J. Carey Jackson

e)  This is the correct answer. The practice of Mien Shamanism means a constant exposure
to smoke in various forms. Mien shaman participate in long ceremonies, some lasting days, that involve incense, candles, and the presence of many smoking people. He is constantly exposed to these particulates in his work, and in addition to his personal smoking history, experiences additional exposures as a shaman.


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