Medicine: McCann Banned

"The obstructionist tactics of the American Medical Association are keeping 10,000,000 people from recovery." This was typical of the charges made a few weeks ago by Alfred W. McCann (known as "Medicine Man McCann") who advocated (TIME, Jan. 14) "lime starvation" treatment for tuberculosis of the lungs.

Implying that Mr. McCann was nothing more than a Russell Emulsion press agent, the Journal of the A. M. A. said: "A careful reading of McCann's series [in The Evening Mail, Manhattan] indicates that they are essentially a rewrite of the advertising matter and supplementary literature...

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