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Give a remedy a thorough trial

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 24 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1121
  1. J H Baron, honorary professorial lecturer
  1. New York

    I dislike much the habit that many young practitioners form, namely, that of vaunting some one article of medicine as a specific for a certain disease. Specifics, we have none, and it but brings the profession into disrepute when some foolish …

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