Medicine: Baby Breath

¶In Chicago, in May, Albert Katzen, 2% years old, caught pneumonia; he has required the constant administration of oxygen for more than a month. Last week, "he had an even chance" to live.

¶ In Brooklyn, Ruth Galfas, 14 months old, caught a greedy chunk of banana in her windpipe; her father Hyman, frantic, ran with her to a drug store, was intercepted by Patrolman Francis Ryan. Patrolman Ryan, calm, dislodged the banana lump; the baby seemed dead. Patrolman Ryan, resourceful, put a handkerchief over her mouth and breathed down her throat for 20...

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