Medicine: Johns Hopkins' Young

Another of Johns Hopkins' great medical men died last week.* Dr. Hugh Hampton Young, dead at 74 of a heart attack, went to the Medical School as a graduate student in 1895 and stayed to become a professor and the world's No. 1 urologist. Of his specialty he once said: "A generation ago a free discussion of my medical work might have been unacceptable. My work has been largely with afflictions about which there is still much ignorance; they are some of the deadliest diseases."

Urologist Young was born in San Antonio, son of a...

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