August 31, 1907


JAMA. 1907;XLIX(9):778-779. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530090054006

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We recently received a copy of a journal of health which we have difficulty in classifying. At first sight rather popular exchange. There was an article on milk supply by a physician who also had a high scholastic degree, and, although this article was a eulogy of a certain dairy, there was much in it of interest. Other articles dealt with what the people ought to know about proprietary remedies, medical frauds preying on women, osteopathy, etc., and expressed exactly the same general principles that we ourselves would enunciate, but with the significant exception that, in each instance, some particular remedy or institution was selected for the highest praise. The journal contained a liberal padding of humorous and "literary" material and some advertisements. Curiously enough, none of the advertisements were alluded to in the reading notices, and the announcement was made that no proposals would be received for insertion in

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