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.
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)
From October 9, 1910