Medicine: Balm of Gilead

Last week the U. S. House of Representatives devoted an afternoon to discussing asthma, its cause and cure. Said Congressman Frederick Cleveland Smith of Ohio: "Mr. Chairman, at Mount Gilead, Ohio, is located a laboratory that puts out a certain medicine known as the Nathan Tucker Asthma Remedy. A Food and Drugs Act passed last year would compel firms of this sort to cease prescribing by making a diagnosis through the mails. . . . I have practiced medicine for a good many years and have myself prescribed this remedy many times. . . . I know physicians who use it...

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