Medicine: Babies

Neither the deathly plight of a Houston baby with water on the brain, nor a speedy flight by Air-Champion James R. Wedell, nor an operation by Johns Hopkins' Brain Surgeon Walter Edward Dandy is in itself important news. But the combination of all three last week on the front page of the nation's Press gave the country a stirring drama of death defeated by human effort.

Jimmy Wedell was hunting ducks at his grandmother's home 60 mi. from Houston, when a telephone call sent him flying to Houston. There Sue Trammell, 5-months-old daughter...

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