Medicine: Drs. Cod, Halibut & Salmon

Government agents conferred a doctorate upon the Salmon last week. Once upon a time the only fish doctor was Dr. Cod Fish whose liver oil was mysteriously, disgustfully good for puny children. Then someone discovered that there was a Vitamin D which made bones straight & sturdy, prevented the bone-softening disease called rickets. Someone else discovered that cod liver oil was good for children because it contained quantities of Vitamin D. That gave joy to Parke, Davis & Co. of Detroit, Scott & Bowne of Bloomfield, N. J., E. L. Patch Co., of...

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