Medicine: The Koch Method

Dr.William Frederick Koch pronounces his name to rhyme with joke. His patients have found very little to laugh at in his practice—which is bluntly described by the Journal of the American Medical Association as "Koch's cancer quackery"—though the families of his patients have often seen the point, too late. For years the federal Food & Drug Administration has had a suspicious eye on Dr. Koch. But last week he was still doing business at the same old stand: his "Koch Foundation," an old brownstone house on Detroit's East Jackson Street. And Dr. Koch's...

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