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November 14, 1942

An Old Doctor of the New School

JAMA. 1942;120(11):870. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830460068029

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This is the autobiography of a physician who has had an interesting and successful career, which he developed mostly in the states of Michigan and Ohio. Many others will agree with him that Cleveland is one of the friendliest of our large cities. The details which he remembers of the incidents of a happy childhood on the home farm are amazing. His delineation of the difference in temperaments of a mismated and incompatible team of horses with which he worked early and late is well done. Dr. Wood has been a staunch member of homeopathic medical circles, having taught in the homeopathic department of the University of Michigan and at the Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College. He has a chapter on the principles of homeopathy, one on homeopathy in gynecology and surgery and among others chapters on medical politics, medical derelicts and Washington, where he visited the White House with President

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