Once a mainstay of Americana, doctors who make house calls are now a rarity.
Do you have fever, night sweats, headaches? Bone or joint pain? Fatigue? The isolated symptoms could mean nothing, but for an unlucky few, these are the precursors to leukemia.
At 27 years old, Julie Taber was loving life. She was young, beautiful, a dance performer on the Strip, but what started off as flu-like symptoms and fatigue landed Taber in the hospital on a Valentine’s Day, and at that moment Taber’s life changed forever.
It started as a throbbing pain and turned into an expensive lesson.
In 1998, the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy were keeping mum about the secret work that went on at Area 51, a widely known Air Force installation near the northeast corner of the Nevada Test Site.