Medicine: Nurse! Nurse!

Ten minutes from downtown Houston, in the vast, $60 million Texas Medical Center still abuilding, the M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute Stands out in a blush of pink marble. Just opened, it has 310 beds and everything that money can buy. But last week, only 98 beds were occupied and no more of the many waiting patients could be admitted. The main reason: shortage of nurses, which even a Texas oilman's millions cannot remedy. The hospital has 48 registered nurses and 66 aides; it needs more than twice as many, and where they will come from, nobody knows.

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