The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor Page: 7
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Chas. D. Dixon, M. D. 7
ecute. Yet here the pocket book only is depleted; life and
health are not involved.
With the medical swindler, however, it is different; action
is seldom taken unless public officials are spurred into it
by forces that should never need to be invoked. It is pos-
sible, of course, that the "gold brick" swindler would be
equally immune from prosecution if influential newspapers
received large advertising contracts from people engaged
in the "gold brick" industry. Let the officers of our great
commonwealth, whose duty it is to protect the public, pro-
ceed against the dirty quacks. Let the State examining
Boards revoke the license of all such men employed in such
business, and they will soon be following some legitimate
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Dixon, Chas. D. (Charles D.). The Menace, an Exposition of Quackery Nostrum Exploitation and Reminiscences of a Country Doctor, book, 1914; San Antonio, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143569/m1/15/: accessed May 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.