Medicine: Capsules, Dec. 17, 1951

¶ As dean of the University of South Dakota's medical school.* Dr. Donald Slaughter experimented with pain-killing drugs, tried several on himself. Last week, Dr. Slaughter committed himself to a federal hospital as a narcotics addict.

¶ Three Philadelphia researchers report that wounds treated with chlorophyll mend faster than those treated with penicillin or sulfa drugs. Further finding: a cut on the index finger heals faster than one on the pinky.

¶ Most radiologists believe it beneath their dignity to treat corns. That, says Dr. Sydney J. Hawley of Seattle, is a mistake: one...

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