Medicine: Narcotic Farm No. 2

Busy as beavers these days are Josephine Roche, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in charge of the U. S. Public Health Service, and her surgeon general, Thomas Parran Jr. They have the sanitation of the Ohio and Mississippi flood areas to supervise (see p. 19), the campaign against venereal diseases to energize (see above) and, a favorite project of both, they are starting a new Federal farm-hospital for narcotic addicts at Fort Worth, Tex. Miss Roche and Dr. Parran considered this project so important that, prior to the Ohio flood disaster, they had...

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