Medicine: Medicos Meet

The wonder was that anyone was left to tend the sick. More than 6,000 U.S. doctors were in San Francisco last week for the annual convention of the American Medical Association.*

Medical news reported to the convention proved to be mostly a rehash of findings already told. Nevertheless the 250-odd papers read before the assembled medicos made an impressive progress report. Some highlights:

For the Sick at Heart. Many doctors make unnecessary invalids of patients who have minor heart ailments. So said Dr. William D. Stroud, famed cardiologist of the University of Pennsylvania, who jolted the...

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