Medicine: Alias Dr. Kildare

Down in Bay Minette, somnolent county seat on Alabama's Gulf coast, is a one-man hospital of a kind that few Americans realize still exists. His name is Dr. Leonce Dolhonde Newman. Dr. Newman is a Louisianan, who first went to Bay Minette four years ago. Since then he has delivered 527 babies (many under primitive conditions) without a single mother's fatality. Grateful Bay Minettens sometimes call Dr. Newman "Dr. Kildare." &

Bay Minette still remembers the day Dr. Newman arrived to start practice and uncrated a patented folding obstetrical bed and a nitrous oxide...

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