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Within the last thirty years the practice of medicine has become an enormously more complex undertaking, and during that period the increase in legal problems relating to medical practice has tended to parallel the general enlargement of the field. Prior to 1910, the patient-physician...
There is abundant experimental proof that the xanthines theobromine and theophylline, as well as other members of the series, are potent vasodilators of the coronary arteries. These drugs have been shown to possess this property in human1 and canine2 heart-lung preparations: in the...
The introduction of a new drug or reemphasis of an old one in the therapy of asthma or other allergic conditions carries with it a grave responsibility. It is unfortunate, and often costly to the patient, to create false hopes regarding a remedy which has only a limited application or...
Not so many years ago the general concept of tumors was that they are collections of cells which have cut themselves off from all functional activity, living in a purely parasitic way. It is known now that this is not invariably true and that a considerable degree of functional activity may be...
THE FLYING CADET CANDIDATE AND THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN
M. MARTYN KAFKA, M.D.
Flight Surgeon, U. S. Army Scott Field, Illinois
The U. S. Army Air Corps has embarked on a program to increase greatly the number of available aviators. Each corps area has...
For fifteen years the author of this book has been national director of the Leonard Wood Memorial, which is a foundation devoted to leprosy. Almost in the form of a novel there is told here the story of a young man who discovered that he had leprosy after an experience in the Philippine...
Dr. "Joe" Beck thought vaguely for some time about writing the story of his life, and then one day he decided to do it. His book is different in that it reflects far more of the great men with whom he came in contact than of the intimate details of his own career. Indeed it begins with...
BRINKLEY ON THE BRINK? IV
The Journal on February 8 called attention to a news release which stated that Dr. John R. Brinkley had been adjudged bankrupt. Broadcasting for February 10 refers to this incident as follows:
Almost coincident with the disclosure...
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