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November 1, 1913

Current Comment

JAMA. 1913;61(18):1636-1637. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350190054024

ADVERTISING THE FRIEDMANN "CURE"  Last week we told our readers that the American Medical Association had been sued by one J. J. Meyer of New York and Milwaukee for $100,000 for the articles it had published regarding the Friedmann "cure." This week two more suits have been entered against the Association apparently for the same articles. Each suit is for $100,000, one being brought under the name of Dr. T. L. Hein of New York City, the other under the name of Dr. J. S. Waterman of Algonquin, N. Y. The alleged libelous articles did not mention the names of either Waterman or Hein. Apparently these gentlemen feel thatThe Journal's strictures on the exploitation of the Friedmann "cure" apply to them individually. It is fair to infer that they have put on the cap and decided that it fits. In each of the three suits ex-politician David S.

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