Medicine: Public Health

The most effective public health officer in the U. S. is widely conceded to be Dr. Matthias Nicoll Jr., Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health. His disease prevention work is excellent, his vital statistics are laudably complete. He uses the radio (General Electric Station WGY) for health talks such as "The Spitting Nuisance" of last week. Little that affects public health escapes him, whether it be milk supply, water pollution, or infectious and contagious diseases.

The cleverest is probably Dr. Herman N. Bundeson, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of...

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