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To the Editor:
—A man of great wealth and of social and business prominence in this community recently returned from an eastern visit during which he had occasion to consult a physician. The physician, be it remarked, is a prominent educator, being dean of one of the most important medical schools of the country, a man of nation wide reputation, and of undoubted skill and ability as a practitioner of medicine. He is also well known in the Americal Medical Association, of which he has long been a prominent and important Fellow, and is a vigorous enemy of secret remedies and a strong supporter of the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry. The above mentioned gentleman brought home with him a new and marvelous remedy which his physician had prescribed for him and which in an incredibly short time had cured his influenza and which, as grip was quite epidemic at
Foster B. Secret Remedies and Professional Responsibility. JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(3):214. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270010214022