Medicine: In Atlantic City

Five million tons of rain fell on Atlantic City, the Weather Bureau calculated, the first day that the American and Canadian Medical Associations met there last week in joint convention. Thereafter the weather was clear and brisk, and the doctors, looking prosperous and vigorous, buckled down to the convention business of protecting their profession from laymen, of protecting laymen from quacks, of learning many a fact about disease. Some 300 men reported their last year's research. Dr. Emanuel Libman delivered the Billings Lecture (TIME, June 10). Study of 236 scientific and...

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