Medicine: Who's in the Pink?

"If we speak of fitness and efficiency we shall have to ask ourselves: Fitness and efficiency for what? A man may be fit as a paper hanger without being fit to decide the destiny of a continent. . . . A man without legs is unfit for walking but may be an outstanding fighter pilot." These challenging questions & answers were made last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association by two South African doctors. Drs. Ernst Jokl and Eustace Henry Cluver of Johannesburg. To determine the physical fitness of thousands of...

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