Medicine: Prontylin for Gonorrhea

Next month Urologist John Archibald Campbell Colston of Johns Hopkins is to tell the convention of the American Medical Association a sensational piece of medical news: that he cures acute gonorrhea in four days with 40¢ worth of Prontylin. Prontylin is a new drug which cures many cases of blood poisoning (TIME, Dec. 28). Learning of Dr. Colston's forthcoming report and keenly aware of the nation's lively interest in the social disease which infects 2,000,000 U. S. men and women a year (twice as many as syphilis does), which is responsible for...

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