JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer
Reiling, Assistant Editor.
Quiet for Patients.—The ordinance designed
to repress hucksters while in the vicinity of hospitals and public schools
was passed by both houses of the Kansas City Council, October 9. Hucksters
are prohibited from shouting their wares within a block of these institutions.
Physicians to Have Right of Way.—The
Kansas City Board of Health, on October 24, adopted the badge of the Red Cross
to be worn by physicians and ambulance drivers as a passport entitling them
to drive through funeral processions while using the thoroughfares in answer
to calls for their services.
Medical News. JAMA. 2004;292(18):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.292.18.2288-b