As noted in prior posts, the key issue in toxic torts is
causation. Yet, how an illness, disease,
or adverse impact occurs is sometimes quite surprising. Only to illustrate the principle, I note two
recent reports that demonstrate the unexpected.
have long puzzled over why flu becomes...
A large number of factors have been cited in the recent past to explain why, since the late 1970's, children have been getting heavier: a) older mothers; b) air-conditioning, c) medications, d) less sleep, and e) environmental contaminants (e.g., endocrine-disruptors). Now, add to the list adenovirus...