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Why "Moonshine Pills" Flourish?

J. F. Jenkins, M.D.
JAMA. 1894;XXII(12):439. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420910037011.
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Tecumseh, Mich., March 17,1894.

To the Editor:  —In your last week's issue of the Journal, ten or more pages are given in exposing the vagaries of homeopathy, in which the author of the paper explains how near he got in the slum.It is my impression that if the medical schools of our country will raise the standard of medical education equal to that of European countries, we will be cursed with less quacks, homeopaths, and other sects.They will not flourish any more than they do in Austria and Germany.Very truly yours,


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