Medicine: Constipation

Four out of every five persons in the U. S. are constipated. Jolly, talkative Dr. Harold Herbert Aaron, medical consultant of Consumers Union, believes that the constipated have streamlined plumbing and persuasive advertising to thank for their troubles. For more than a year he has been writing witty, scientific polemics in Consumers Union Reports against ill-shaped toilets, powerful, habit-forming laxatives. Last week he let the general public in on the "confidential information" of Consumers Union, incorporated his articles in a popular, well-documented book.* Practical hints:

>"In one person good bowel function may...

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