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From various sources come reports that the first six months of the present year have been unusually healthy. Out of the tripartite combination of general business depression, closing hospitals and idle doctors, and general good health, has arisen the opportunity for the columnist and jokester to aim his thrusts at the medical man for it appears that it brings good health when people generally cannot afford medical attention. Others find the explanation in less extravagant living, plainer food and more hours of sleep. However, figures recently released by Dr. Henry F. Vaughan, Commissioner of Health, giving the mortality record for
MORTALITY RATE FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 1931. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:233. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-2-233
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(2):233.
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