Medicine: Housing with Built-In Health

California has learned to its dismay how an influx of war workers can discombobulate the medical care of whole towns. The job of combobulating it again was undertaken last spring by the California Physicians' Service. By last week an answer seemed to have been found.

C.P.S. was organized in 1939 (TIME, May 22, 1939) to provide medical care for industrial groups at $2.50 per head per month, and given a nod of approval by the American Medical Association because a patient may pick his own doctor from the Service membership—4,500 physicians, 70% of...

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