This Man Sounded The Silicone Alarm In 1976

Former Dow Corning Corp. engineer Thomas D. Talcott for years told anyone who would listen that the company had been conducting "experimental surgery on humans." Talcott claimed that the silicone breast implants the company sold could rupture and leak, posing a serious health risk. But people ignored his warnings, and few noticed his 1976 decision to quit Dow Corning in protest.

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