March 20, 1920

Medical News

JAMA. 1920;74(12):808-812. doi:10.1001/jama.1920.02620120034019

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for THIS department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Personal.  —Dr. Marcus W. Lyon, Jr., has taken charge of the pathologic work at South Bend, Ind.

Bill on Chiropractic.  —There has been introduced by Congressman Esch a bill regulating the practice of chiropractic in the District of Columbia. This measure is similar to the one recently introduced relative to the practice of osteopathy in the district. It provides for the organization of a chiropractic examination and registration board; that applicants for chiropractic licenses shall be graduates of reputable schools of chiropractic, that the applicants will be required to give a demonstration of vertebral palpation, nerve tracing and adjusting, and such other subjects as the board may prescribe. A fee of $25 is required of all

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