Civilization Has Created A Long List Of New Diseases

From October 9, 1910

CIVILIZATION HAS CREATED A LONG LIST OF NEW DISEASES

CIVILIZATION HAS CREATED A LONG LIST OF NEW DISEASES: Medical Science Forced to Grapple with Ills the Flesh of Long Ago Knew Nothing Of. (PDF)

This article examines the ways we’ve damaged our bodies as a side effect of progress. Some examples include a doctor who worked with X-Rays and ended up getting cancer as a result of all the exposure, and factory workers and miners who are exposed to fumes and mineral dust. It’s an interesting look at the down side of progress before OSHA.

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October 8th, 2010 at 9:45 am

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