In this article, part of our collaboration with El Nuevo Día, Wilson González Espada explains what happens when technology jumps ahead of science and launches products that have not been tested for safety. Some examples include X-rays, the pigment green of Paris, radioactive materials sold as energy boosters and recently, some pain medications that ended up having adverse cardiovascular effects.
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