Medicine: Body Remodelers

New York City last week opened six free clinics for plastic surgery. No other U. S. community has so many such institutions for remodeling marred and malformed humans. Like all free clinics these have a double purpose: to give the supervision of experts to those too poor to pay for private surgery; to provide practice material for students of a specialty. Mere beauty seekers were being rejected from the New York clinics last week. The first cases accepted were disfigurements and distortions caused by injuries demanding previous urgent operations where there had not...

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