The Press: Vitamin D

At the annual meeting, last fortnight, of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia—founded by Benjamin Franklin—Dr. Alfred Fabian Hess of Manhattan, famed vitamin-searcher, revealed results of his latest researches in the study of Vitamin D, which everyone knows is the one whose presence in the diet prevents rickets. Searcher Hess had found Vitamin D in fish-eggs, chicken-eggs, snake-eggs, as material for the early development of the species.


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