Medicine: Surgery for Speech

Children conceived during a blustery February and gestated during a stormy spring are more apt to have cleft palates and harelips than children created while weather is more temperate. This is a fact which Professor William Ferdinand Petersen of the University of Illinois discovered while compiling a treatise on The Patient & the Weather.

To such defectives, especially to their parents. Professor Harold Stearns Vaughan of Columbia University, a surgeon-dentist who has been repairing the gaping roofs of mouths for 30 years, last week gave good cheer. In the American Journal of Surgery he...

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