Medicine: Sickness Survey

Surgeon General Thomas Parran was unduly grave as he broke ground for a new group of U. S. Public Health Service re-search buildings near Washington fortnight ago. No one in the nation knew better than he the necessity of hurrying the construction and use of the establishment. For in his Washington office lay a heap of data, accumulated by inquiring

WPA workers, showing how sick the people of the U. S. actually are. From the health and economic records of 2,660,000 individuals living in every part of the U. S. and every type of...

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