Medicine: Fetal Livers

How succulent the flesh of unborn animals is, few civilized people know.* Civilized sentiment obscurely associated with motherhood generally forbids its eating. U. S. Government regulations have codified that sentiment by prohibiting the marketing of unborn cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses.† There is no medical reason and no stringent religious injunction against such eating. Scarcity of slaughterhouse fetuses, Dr. Elijah Joseph Gordon, slight, swarthy, witty Professor of Medicine at Ohio State University, admitted last week, handicapped him in effecting the experimental cure of two anemia cases this year.** Ordinary liver has become...

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