Medicine: Poison Paintbrush

That the world may see streaks of light through the long hours of darkness, Orange, N. J., women hired themselves to the U. S. Radium Corporation. Daily they took up watch dials and painted the blind numerals with a magic dye which made them glow at night. The company paid a high price for the paint. When a few drops were left in the glass after the brushes were twirled and pointed, supervisors complained. The girls were taught to point and clean the brushes with their lips. Thirteen died. Last week the U. S....

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