Microwave "Popcorn Lung" Sufferer Ate Two Bags A Night

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Wayne Watson loved microwave popcorn so much he would eat at least two bags each night, breathing in the steam from the just-opened package, until doctors told him it may have made him sick.

Watson, whose case of "popcorn lung" is the sole reported case of the disease in a non-factory worker, said he is convinced his heavy consumption of popcorn caused his health problems.