Medicine: Best Foot Forward

Man's feet are more distinctively human than his apelike hands. But he doesn't pay much attention to his feet, and he doesn't think very highly of foot doctors. Podiatry (a newer and more popular word than chiropody) is not yet recognized as a part of organized medicine.*

One of the men largely responsible for podiatry's increasingly respectable status is Manhattan's Dr. Maurice J. Lewi (rhymes with Dewey). Dr. Lewi, who celebrated his birthday last week by blowing out all 91 candles ( none to grow on) with one lusty puff, has been thinking about...

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