Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Candy Medication

  • The Fantus clinic and the blood bank of Chicago

    There was an old four-story building on the campus of Cook County Hospital that had long served as its outpatient department. It had on each floor crowded clinics where patients waited long on hard benches to be seen. It had clinics for high blood pressure, where pills were prescribed, but not necessarily taken; clinics for…