Medicine: Problem Drinkers

A bunch of the boys from Judd & Detweiler, a Washington printing firm, decided to get together one weekend last fall for an oyster roast. They scarcely had their schooners of beer operating before, one after another, they broke out in splotches and began to feel palpitation and extreme drowsiness. Comparing notes, they discovered that they had all experienced the symptoms before when drinking. Word got around the plant, and 58 other sufferers stepped forward. Together they petitioned management to explain why they were unable to take alcohol.

Management turned the problem over to...

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