Medicine: Ringworm

At the University of Pennsylvania three out of five students have ringworm. Half the adult population of the U. S., and practically everybody in the South, has suffered from the disease at some time or another. So annoying is this situation that Surgeon General Hugh S. Gumming of the U. S. Health Service last week sent a special bulletin to the health officer of every community in the U. S.

The mildest form of the disease is a little cracking or scaling between the toes. A vegetable parasite, related to the mould that grows upon...

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