Medicine: Bad Ads

"There is no known drug or combination of drugs which will prevent or cure influenza." Thus downrightly did Walter Gilbert Campbell of the Department of Agriculture fortify his last week's attack against bad & misleading medical advertisements. With the spread of the influenza epidemic pernicious drug vendors cried new merits for their proprietaries.

Mr. Campbell, no doctor, but a Louisville-trained lawyer who has been a Food & Drugs Act watchdog for the Department of Agriculture for more than 20 years, has been narrowly watching the dopesters' printed promises. They have been very cautious...

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