"Visiting the Dispensaries" - Nellie Bly - New York World

"Visiting the Dispensaries" - Nellie Bly - New York World

Nellie Bly Narrowly Escapes Having Her Tonsils Amputated; Treated as a Charity Patient in the Throat, Skin and Ear Infirmaries; She Joins the Throngs of Poor Invalids and Finds Out How Free Medical Aid Is Dispensed; One Brusque Old Doctor Probes Her Throat and Nose and Wants to Perform an Operation; A Young Physician Tells Her Never to Wash Her Face With Soap; The Druggists' Big Profits; What She Saw and Heard

by: Nellie Bly | publication date: December 2, 1888 | Publication: New York World | pages: 9
Nellie investigates the city's dispensaries for charity patients who are sick.

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