Medicine: On Bed

Rest in bed will do more for more diseases than any other single procedure—Dr. Logan Clendening.

The only perfect climate is bed.—Anon.

Too much rest becomes a pain.—Homer.

The recent attack on rest by Dr. William Dock, Long Island College of Medicine pathologist (TIME, April 24), started a hot debate among doctors. Last fortnight a full-dress symposium on "the abuse of rest," by a group of eminent specialists, was reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The specialists were almost unanimous in feeling that Dr. Dock was right.

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