By October 1945, DDT was available for public sale in the United States, used both as an agricultural pesticide and as a household insecticide.  Although its use was promoted by government and the agricultural industry, US scientists such as FDA pharmacologist Herbert O. Calvery expressed concern over possible hazards associated with DDT as early as 1944.    In 1947, Dr. Bradbury Robinson , a physician and nutritionist practicing in St. Louis, Michigan , warned of the dangers of using the pesticide DDT in agriculture. DDT had been researched and manufactured in St. Louis by the Michigan Chemical Corporation , later purchased by Velsicol Chemical Corporation ,  and had become an important part of the local economy.  Citing research performed by Michigan State University  in 1946, Robinson, a past president of the local Conservation Club,  opined that:
The Telekom Affair – In May 2007, several former riders admitted to using banned substances (including EPO ) while riding for the team in the mid-1990s, including Erik Zabel , Rolf Aldag , Brian Holm ,  Bjarne Riis ,  Bert Dietz , Udo Bölts and Christian Henn including the seasons in which Riis and Jan Ullrich won the Tour de France.  Team doctors Andreas Schmid and Lothar Heinrich also confessed to participating and administering banned substances. The latter was Team Telekom's sporting director until 3 May 2007, when he was suspended following allegations published in former team member Jef d'Hont 's book. 
Great blog! I’m an introvert and am now in my 60’s. When I was an adolescent, my parents thought I didn’t like people–in fact, my father said exactly that to me. I felt I was defective. When I started college at a big fraternity-sorority university, my parents naturally wanted me to join a fraternity to help “cure” me. I attended a couple parties and felt totally out of place. Someone at the party even told me to smile because I looked too serious. Those things were much too intense for me–too much noise, too much drinking, too much talking.