Medicine: Child Welfare

To study and insure the health & happiness of U. S. children, traditionally a presidential concern, President Hoover last year called a White House Conference on Child Health & Protection.* He appointed Secretary of the Interior Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur chairman; Harry Everett Barnard, Indianapolis chemist & sanitarian, director. Last week 1,200 dignitaries and clerics, who investigated for them, and 2,000 secondary experts, assembled in Washington to report, recommend.

Findings. They found that, of 45,000,000 children in the U. S., more than 10,000,000 were handicapped, thus:

Improperly nourished . . . . . ....

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