Dorothy Dix

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Noun1.Dorothy Dix - United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870-1951)
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Historian Sioban Nelson has demythologized nurses' invisibility in health care delivery and health care infrastructures, concluding that "nursing needs to look beyond the veil and see that its progenitors were not the meek and obedient slaves to medicine that Florence Nightingale and Dorothy Dix would have us believe.
This is not so one of the most powerful and best-known advice columnists was Dorothy Dix, who was a Southerner.
Louis has long attracted talented people--from Dorothy Dix, who set the tone for Ann Landers and wrote her columns from her beachfront home, to Eliza Poitevent Nicholson, who wrote under the pseudonym "Pearl Rivers" and was the first female owner of a newspaper--The Times Picayune of New Orleans.