Medicine: Birth Control

In Manhattan, last week, the American Birth Control League met to summarize accomplishments of 1927, to prophesy progress. Dr. James F. Cooper, medical adviser of the League reported that interest in contraception was waxing among doctors. Specifically, he told of the work of the birth control clinic in Manhattan, where 4,500 women last year were advised on birth control. Of these, 1,991 were new patients.

Said Dr. Henry Pratt Fairchild, social scientist, quoting the conclusions of the World Population Conference at Geneva last summer: "Migration alone is not a remedy for population...

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