Medicine: Racket Victim

In Manhattan's colossal Bellevue Hospital last week, a famed heart specialist died. He was Dr. John Henry Wyckoff, 55, president of the American Heart Association, dean of New York University Medical School, professor of medicine there and attending physician at Bellevue. It was in the University's anatomical laboratory that this leader in medical education and practice was found in collapse. A few days prior he had been questioned by Federal investigators of a serious insurance racket of which, like many an honest specialist before him, he had been an innocent fool.

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