Medicine: Swollen Joints

Slap, slap, slap, for 3,600 times without a miss the fretting fists of William Ogden Heath, 27, of Garden City, L. I., struck the punching bag over his head. He was flat on his back, but not for virtuosity in bag punching. His hips and knees were stiff and painful from arthritis. Abnormal deposits of bone made them practically immovable. Drugs, vaccines, sun baths, oven bakings, changes of climate had done him no good. The disease had grown worse, and this backside bag hitting was an intelligent young man's desperate effort to prevent his...

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