Medicine: Health Taxes?

By use of the rhetorical "May we?" for "We want," Secretary of the Interior Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur last week indicated the main solution which the Committee on the Cost of Medical Care will recommend next November.

That major recommendation will be: communities—cities, counties or States, but not the Nation—should help pay the medical bills of all the citizens by means of taxes.

Dr. Wilbur, who is chairman of the Committee on Cost, was in Manhattan last week for the annual meeting of the eminent advisers of the Milbank Memorial Fund. To William Henry...

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