From October 9, 1910
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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