"Throw up your windows and stand in the draft

"Throw up your windows and stand in the draft. It may be your salvation; the fear of it has caused thousands of deaths."

This counsel, which, according to press report, was given in a lecture before the Chicago Academy of Science, by a distinguished physician, gives a good illustration of the surging contradictions of belief and practice which have ever characterized the history of medicine. The honored dictum of yesterday is the "folly" of to-day, and after a while the people will all see it, and discard its dominion.

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.