Medicine: $1,000,000 per Day

Patient: "This bill seems pretty high, Doctor."

Doctor: "I know it does. But you must remember that I do half my work for nothing."

Patient: "Umhmm?"

Repeated every day in doctors' offices throughout the land is such a conversation. Last week the magazine Medical-Economics furnished harassed doctors and doubting patients with some statistics. From 5,823 physicians in all sections of the U. S. it had received answers to a questionnaire on charity work. The answers revealed that an "average doctor" works 50 weeks per year, 62 hours per week. Of those 62 hours he...

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