Medicine: Unfit for Service

"We are faced with the cold fact that about 40% of the young men of our country at ages 21 to 35 are either considered physically unfit to enter training for military service or are fit for limited service only. ... It cannot be said that . . . since the World War . . . the health of young men has improved . . . [although] never before has medical knowledge and skill been at a higher level."

Thus last week spoke Dr. George Canby Robinson, chairman of a conference on national-defense health problems sponsored by Manhattan's Milbank Memorial Fund. Most...

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