Medicine: Dry Nights

"Some of our country towns have lately come to have a Continental look," wrote the editor of the British Lancet last week, "for every morning every window is filled with bedding hung out to air in the sunshine. The scene is cheerful, but the householders are depressed; for the habit of bedwetting, in guests who are likely to stay a long time, is a serious tax on hospitality. . . . Somewhat unexpectedly, eneuresis has proved to be one of the major menaces to the comfortable disposition of evacuated urban children . . ....

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