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Newyorkitis: Sickness and the City

By Kate Womersley In June of 1901, The Commoner, an American weekly journal, advertised a new medical treatise for the general reader:   Although Newyorkitis has been largely forgotten today, it caused a stir on publication. “Rarely has a book fresh from the press attracted

Newyorkitis: Sickness and the City

By Kate Womersley In June of 1901, The Commoner, an American weekly journal, advertised a new medical treatise for the general reader:   Although Newyorkitis has been largely forgotten today, it caused a stir on publication. “Rarely has a book fresh from the press attracted