Medicine: Consumptive Girls

The caroling mouths of Carol Volkman, 7, and her brother George, 3. printed on Christmas Seals brought the National Tuberculosis Association about $3.500,000 this year. The Christmas Seal sale last year totaled $4,532,005.18. The difference means the curtailment of many anti-tuberculosis activities. But one aim will not be scanted: attack on the problem of why twice as many young women as young men between the ages of 15 and 24 die from tuberculosis.

Since last week the experts know what the tuberculous girl is like, can pick her from the crowd. Edna E. Nicholson, investigator, described the typical tuberculous girl after looking...

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