Medicine: Conscientious Guinea Pigs

Wayne Arthur Reeve, 21, is a husky Quaker from Indianapolis and he has rarely known sickness. But last week it was a little hard for him to visit friends in his ward in the imposing Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health at Bethesda, Md. In Reeve's left wrist was a hypodermic needle from which rubber tubing ran to an infusion bottle hanging from a stand on casters. This elaborate rig, which Reeve moved along with him, was needed to keep him from being immobilized for eight hours while ACTH dripped slowly into...

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