Medicine: Fever Therapy

With the holding of the First International Conference on Fever Therapy in Manhattan last week, a new medical art became of age. The French Government saluted the event by having its Consul General of New York, Count Charles de Ferry de Fontnouvelle confer membership in the Legion of Honor upon, four U. S. pioneers in the field—Willis Rodney Whitney, General Electric's vice president who invented the radiotherm (high frequency electric device for creating artificial fevers in sick people); Charles Franklin Kettering, General Motors vice president, who designed the hypertherm (air-conditioned hot box in...

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