Medicine: Radium Hangovers

Radium-Treated Patients University research center looking for persons who received radium injections or who drank radium solutions, such as "Radithor," before 1935. Write Z7516— Advt.

This advertisement, with the rare privilege of Page One prominence by the New York Times, got results. One was that a New Yorker now in his mid-70s wrote to the advertiser (the Radioactivity Center of M.I.T.) and told his story. About 30 years ago he was working as a salesman, playing the guitar for relaxation. When he began to feel run down, a friend suggested a radium tonic to pep him up. His doctor saw nothing against...

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