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PRESIDENTIALADDRESS. DR. CHARLES W. RICHARDSON, Washington, D. C.
This is the commencement of the second half century of the American Laryngological Association, and I regret my inability to draw a picture as to what will transpire during the next half century, but there will be many problems that will be presented for elucidation. The history of the Laryngological Association is divided into three periods: first, that of the discussion of the larynx and pharynx; second, that of the discussion of the nose and its sinuses and their adnexa, and third, the period of endoscopy. Attention is directed to the importance of food as a factor in health or its deficiency as a factor in disease. Watson considers the science of nutrition as one of the basic sciences and makes an apt quotation from Dr. McCarrison's work on "Studies of Deficiency Diet." After stressing this fact, attention is called
IMPERATORI CJ, RICHARDSON CW. AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION. Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(5):547–569. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620080111012
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