Medicine: Sinus Trouble

"Sinus," like "vitamins," is the current layman's medical fad, a subject of conversation dear to sufferers, who like to give each other such advice as "Don't let a nose and throat doctor touch your sinuses; if you do, you'll have trouble the rest of your life." Such a remark, heard "almost every day," bothers Nose & Throat Specialist Russell Clark Grove of Manhattan. To prove it false, he published last week a popular handbook on sinus diseases (Sinus; Knopf; $2).

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