Medicine: It's about Time

To thousands of Americans skeptically or hopefully doping themselves with drops, oils, balms, unguents, drugs, juices, tablets, shots, minerals and liquor, it was the loftiest medical project of the age. The National Institute of Health would launch (about July 1) a fight to the finish against the common cold. The aim: to discover prevention and cure for the ailment that every day keeps an estimated 250,000 Americans away from work in industry alone.

Dr. Rolla Dyer, Institute director, said last week that research would continue for at least five years. First year's budget: $50,000....

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