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A Personal Impression of Dr. Friedmann

Edwin Walker, M.D.
JAMA. 1913;60(11):849-850. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340110055024.
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To the Editor  —Everything of importance connected with Dr. Friedmann's alleged "cure" for tuberculosis, has been fully set forth in The Journal. But for the fact that the many newspaper reports are confusing to some doctors as well as to the public, I would not write this letter.I have just returned from Europe where I spent two months. I was alert to learn all I could about Dr. Friedmann and his remedy. I questioned both German and American medical men as to what they had seen or heard from others. I visited the doctor's office; I crossed on the same vessel with him and talked with him, his assistant, Dr. Benjamin and his pressagent, Mr. Hundt; I saw some of his patients at his office and met others and their friends at their hotels.What evidence is there to support Dr. Friedmann's claims? Dr. Friedmann has publicly declared that


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