Gynecology: Pills to Keep Women Young

All over the U.S., women in their 40s and 50s are going to doctors and demanding "the pills that will keep me from growing old." Women in their 60s and over are asking for "pills to make me young again." In each case, what they are really asking for are doses of hormones to slow down or reduce the ravages of age.

Such hormone therapy is not new (TIME, Oct. 16, 1964); the current excitement has been stimulated by recent magazine articles and especially by a book, Feminine Forever, by Brooklyn Gynecologist Robert A. Wilson (M. Evans & Co., Inc., $5.95)....

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