Medicine: Quack Quelled

In case anyone ever questioned the American Medical Association's power to quell a quack completely, the Association's Journal last week detailed its handling of Norman Baker. He flourished at Muscatine, Iowa, in a region of many unorthodox Corn Belt medical ideas.* Originally the man was a die-&-tool maker, then a builder of calliopes. Somehow he got into merchandising, sold radios, storage batteries, flour, coffee, canned fruits, silverware, brooms, alarm clocks, overcoats, mattresses, motor car tires, typewriters, paints.

He created a magazine TNT (The Naked Truth) and obtained a license for a broadcasting station...

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