Medicine: A Wonderful Improvement

Twenty years ago the U. S. Public Health Service quietly began to print dowdy little pamphlets on birds, flowers & sex which it handed out to parents and schoolteachers for the price of a stamp. Later it dared dry little whispers on the cause and treatment of venereal disease. Three and a half years ago, when dynamic Thomas Parran was appointed Surgeon-General, he promptly starched up the publicity of the Public Health Service, egged on press and radio to utter the unutterable words "syphilis" and "gonorrhea."

Last fall doctors were startled to receive in the mail a slick new penny pamphlet called...

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