Medicine: Pediatricians

Children need doctors, and children are everywhere. Last week, for the first time since 1937, some 1,800 pediatricians from all over the world (59 nations) met in Manhattan's plushy Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Their medical findings confirmed some things that most people already knew: undernourishment and tuberculosis are rampant among children throughout Europe, Asia and Latin America. But the meeting also produced some new, surprising findings.

Small but Healthy. A British team headed by Cambridge University's Nutrition Expert R. A. McCance had made a searching study of some typical children in the British zone of Germany. The youngsters, living on a subnormal diet of...

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