Medicine: Public Health

When Shirley W. Wynne, New York City's new health commissioner, left the public health conferences at Chicago a fortnight ago (TIME, Oct. 29), he was cynical. By the time he reached home and was called to give a great conference of New York nurses a talking to, he had be come, Jeremian. Hard words were those he spoke: "We have been placing too much emphasis on selling the idea of public health and not enough on actually de livering the goods in dispensing public health. . . .

"Although there is a safe...

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