Self-help medical advice was popular in the 1930s, too

Clarfield, Mark
November 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p1272
Book Review
Relates some of the suggestions, treatments and remedies from a self-help booklet written in 1936 called `What to do until the doctor comes,' sponsored by the Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association. An obsession with enemas and purges; The use of raw meat juice.


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