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September 14, 1901

DOG LIVER OIL.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(11):704. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470370034006

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Abstract

The latest consumption cure—or rather one of the latest, for new ones are bobbing up almost daily—hails from one of our interior cities, and, as given out in one of the dailies of that city, it does not seem an attractive one. The gentleman who has the contract for the removal of dead animals from the streets has found that an oil prepared from the hearts and livers of dogs is a sovereign cure, and a number of cases are named where wonderful results are said to have followed its use. All other seekers for a cure are said to be wasting their time, now that the virtues of the extract from the hearts and livers of deceased canines have been discovered; thus dog liver, not cod liver, oil, is to be the oil of the future. The associations in the account are not exactly such as to make the

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