Medicine: California v. New York

(See front cover) Lucifer, who was thrown out of Heaven for wanting to carry his particular Light to mankind, would have grinned sardonically had he looked up through the floor of an official chamber in Manhattan last week. Dr. Walter Bernard Coffey of San Francisco was again asking the State of New York's Department of Social Welfare permission to open a cancer research laboratory and clinic at Huntington, L. I. (TIME, March 23). His cohorts surrounded him. Opposed were Dr. John Augustus Hartwell, president of the New York Academy of Medicine, spokesman for...

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