Medicine: Minor Ailments

First student to enroll in Johns Hopkins Medical School for its opening in 1893 was Louis Philip Hamburger. From the able scientists on that faculty Student Hamburger learned a great deal about scientific medicine, not much about the minor ailments he was to meet in general practice. As a result Dr. Hamburger made a specialty of treating minor ailments in Baltimore. Today he lectures about them to Johns Hopkins medical students just before they graduate. Last week by means of the Yale Journal of Biology & Medicine Dr. Hamburger, 63, reached a larger and more learned audience with his...

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