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SCIENCE AND REST.

JAMA. 1903;XL(11):717-718. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490110033006.
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An opportunity to escape from the turmoil of this commercial world is often eagerly sought by the physician no less than by others. With the omnipresent mail and telegraph pursuing him, he begins to find it hard to secure a place for quiet recreation. Unless he can take an ocean voyage, the busy physician sometimes solves the problem by stealing away into the wild woods, his location being known to but one trusty friend. An ocean voyage has been long considered an ideal of freedom from care. Here the brain-fagged worker could read no daily paper, hear of no startling crime or commercial unheaval, receive no urgent letter or telegram on business matters, and the days passed amid quiet but novel and interesting scenes. But the quiet of this scene is threatened. We are told that while on her voyage many miles from land a ship received news by wireless

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