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FACTS
WORTH KNOWING

Falsehoods Exposed

THE TRUTH ABOUT PATENT MEDICINES

Mercenary and Selfish Character of Attack on Popular Household
Remedies by Yellow Journals and Doctors' Organizations.

Confession by Collier's Man:

"Since entering upon this field of work I have received from physicians enough funda-
mental misinformation to keep me in jail for the rest of my natural life on libel charges, had !
accepted one-tenth of it."-Samuel Hopkins Adams, in an address before the Maryland State
Medical Association.-[Maryland Medical Journal, February, 1906.

INDEX.
Deaths and Injuries From the Use and "Collier's'-The Great American Fraud .31
Misuse of Drugs...
3 Two Cases of Deliberate Suicide..

32
Two Years in a New Field of

Truth Told by a Father.

35
Investigation

3 "Fool" Legislation, the "Bok' Bill .36
The Drug Habit and its Causes.
6 Alcohol in Medicine.

.38
Responsibility of Physicians..

The American Medical Association aims
Morphinism Among Physicians.

at Complete Domination.

40
The Experience at Dwight (Keeley Cure.) 9 Wants Seat in Cabinet.

42
Physician Tells Story of His Degradation 10 Where Does the Money Go?..

.43
Danger from Prescriptions..

11 Legislative Schemes..
Vital and Health Statistics Made

A New Treason Law Demanded

45
by Doctors.
13 Collier's" and the A. M. A..

46
What This Sometimes Means.

14
A. M. A. Scheme of Confiscation.

48
The Birth of a Patent Medicine.

15
The Incompetent Doctors...

.51
The Attacks on Proprietary Medicines...17 Many Medical Schools Worthless. .51
Criminal Malpractice in Chicago.

21 Many Medical Graduates Illiterate. 52
Mother's Medicine Chest...

23
Blunders of Surgeons.

.53
The Popularity of Patent Medicine. 24 Medical Ethics and the Farmer.

.56
Rural Homes.
27 A Tyrannical System.,

.57
A Muzzled Press.

28 The National Pure Food and Drugs Law.58
A Typical Falsehood.
29 Model Anti-Narcotic Law......

.62
Mutilation of Documents.

29

Printed for
The Proprietary Association

In January, 1908.

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