Medicine: Woeful Distribution

Much resembling the late Sir William Osier in his combination of the highest medical reputation with the surest literary touch, Dr. William H. Welch, aged 75, last week left his modest home in Baltimore, traveled to Manhattan. He went upon an errand dear to his heart, to speak a word which should carry across the distance between scientist and sick man.

Said he to the representatives of six health agencies in conference:

"When a Koch discovers the tubercle bacillus, a Banting discovers insulin for the relief of diabetes, or a von Behring an...

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