Thanks for this, Wom. It shows that even back then there were doctors who knew the breasts were attached to the body. They saw that breast "congestion" in the form of cysts, lumps, pain, was only a symptom of a larger issue.
When I first began studying iodine/bromide, I found interesting material buried in the toxicology medical literature.
It's hard for people to understand that Iodine isn't just a band-aid for the breasts but a master systemic regulator via detoxification. The term, "iodine deficiency" can be misleading because it suggests we just need to add a little something rather than repair a toxic physiologic state.
Toxicity is worsening by the day due to bromide exposure from bromide fire retardants that is not disappearing. If you dump your toxic mattress in the landfill the chemicals just get recycled into the water.