Medicine: Health Inventory

Within a fortnight an army of health investigators will deploy upon the householders of the nation to get answers to a quarter-billion questions. Last week the general staff of the quizzing army established headquarters in Detroit, whence they will manage operations in five great areas: 1) Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota. 2) California, Oregon, Washington, Utah. 3) Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas. 4) New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia. 5) Ohio, New York, Massachusetts.

Purpose is to make an inventory of the nation's health, especially of the chronic diseases and disabilities which impede people from...

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