Medicine: 1,500 Hearts

Fifteen hundred pickled, waxed and diaphanous hearts, several hundred pickled, waxed and diaphanous pieces of blood vessels, and several dozens of intricate machines for examining the health of living hearts and blood vessels were on exhibit at the New York Academy of Medicine last week. Twenty-two authorities and 150 clinicians were present to lecture on curious aspects of heart disease. President John Augustus Hartwell of the Academy, a great surgeon, introduced them. Dr. Emanuel Libman, a great internist whom they will honor with a "homage book" next year, gave them his encouragement....

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