Medicine: In Allergy Land

Allergists live in a topsy-turvy world where bread is often not the staff of life but an insidious poison, where milk can do the baby more harm than a slug of liquor, where innocent-looking eggs are the secret agents of rebellion, and where mother love can choke a child. Last week the American College of Allergists met in Chicago to hear the latest reports from topsy-turvydom.

Dr. William Kaufman of Bridgeport, Conn, stood up for the bad boy. It may be, said Dr. Kaufman, that the bad boy is not bad, but that he has a "brain allergy" to eggs or some...

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