Medicine: No Escape

Ulcers (gastric and duodenal) are pop ularly supposed to be an occupational dis ease of business executives, doctors, cab drivers, newsmen and other highstrung victims of a jittery civilization (TIME, Aug. 26, 1946). Doctors have noted that stomach ulcers are four times as common among men (who claim that they bear most of the strain of modern dog-eat-dog living) as among women.

Last week it appeared that civilization has been maligned. Medical Missionary Walter E. Strangway reported that in Portuguese West Africa stomach and duo denal ulcers are common among natives.

Dr. Strangway's...

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