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Some storm victims concerned about 'Sandy lung'

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As we approach 10 months since Superstorm Sandy struck the region, a number of residents in affected areas are suffering symptoms of what is being called the Sandy lung.

Toms River, N.J., Mayor Thomas Kelaher said he has heard from homeowners in town who say they've been developing respiratory issues after being exposed to mold, mildew, and other irritants inside their sandy damaged houses, so the town is offering a free screening for people.

The free screening was to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Toms River High School East.

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