Medicine: For Crippled Digestions

Into a busy little office at the famed Lahey Clinic on Boston's Commonwealth Avenue this week marched a succession of men whose names read like a sample page from Who's Who in America—bankers and industrialists, politicians and diplomats. Their mecca was the consulting room of Dr. Sara Murray Jordan, chief of the clinic's department of gastroenterology, one of the world's most eminent woman physicians and a top authority on everything that can go wrong with the human digestive tract.

Into this office had come such notables as Actor Raymond Massey, Financier and ex-Diplomat...

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