Diagnosing For Dollars - June 13, 2005
A New COURT BATTLE OVER SILICOSIS SHINES A New HARSH LIGHT ON MASS MEDICAL SCREENERS--THE SAME PEOPLE WHOSE DIAGNOSES HAVE COST ASBESTOS DEFENDANTS BILLIONS.
(FORTUNE Magazine) Severe silicosis is really a ghastly disease. Caused through prolonged inhalation regarding tiny sand particles, it slowly scars along with contracts the particular lungs until your victim suffocates. a sandblaster which will come down with an acute case may have to possess a lung transplant before he's 40.
Severe asbestosis, that is caused by inhaling minute, spearlike asbestos fibers, is just as bad. That has practically identical symptoms, also it can cause lu