Medicine: Wonder-Glow

Disappointed Death leaves a glow of grateful wonder in the faces of those whom doctors cure. Doctors, who love to behold that wonder-glow, expected to see its quintessence last week in Philadelphia where Dr. George Richards Minot of Boston was scheduled to lecture on pernicious anemia at the Inter-State Postgraduate Medical Assembly. Dr. Minot, a diabetic, would not have been alive to discover the liver treatment for pernicious anemia and therefore to win a Nobel Prize (TIME, Nov. 5), if Nobel Laureate Frederick Grant Banting had not discovered the insulin treatment for...

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