Medicine: Looking Forward

The medical supply business, like many another, was almost flattened out by Army & Navy dumping after World War I. Resolved not to be caught napping this time, the medical supply trade two years ago met with representatives of medical associations to see if such dumping could be avoided after World War II (TIME, March 29, 1943).

Last week a plan, devised by the Public Health Service's Medical Director Paul M. Stewart and backed by the Surplus Property Board's Ed Heller, took shape in Washington. Under it, the Surplus Property Board would : 1 ) sell or rent leftover medical supplies and...

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