Louisiana doctor suspects patients' ill health caused by spill, WWL, March 22, 2011 at 9:13 am EDT:
Blindness, nosebleeds, bleeding ears, memory loss. Is this what's happening to people exposed to leaking radiation in Japan? No, it's the symptoms a Louisiana doctor says his patients are dealing with more and more since the BP oil spill.
Dr. Mike Robichaux, an ear, nose and throat specialist and a former state senator... says chemicals found in oil dispersants can have nasty effects on the human body.
"Ethylene glycol is antifreeze. Methanol is wood alcohol," Dr. Robichaux said. "10 ccs blinds you, 30 ccs kills you." ...
Dr. Robichaux said it can't be a coincidence that it's happening so close to the spill zone.
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