Medicine: Sugar Throat?

Despatches from Atlantic City, where the American Laryngological Association held its annual meeting last week, quoted its retiring president, Charles W. Richardson of Washington, as declaring: "With Americans consuming sugar at the rate of 105 Ib. per capita annually, which amounts to better than a third of a teacup daily, many diseases of the throat and nose can be traced directly to that cause." Later, Dr. Richardson vigorously refused to explain any bad effect sugar might have on nose or throat.


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