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January 30, 1937

Medical News

JAMA. 1937;108(5):397-402. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780050053019

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Bill Introduction.—  S. 11, to amend the osteopathic practice act, proposes (1) to authorize a licensed osteopath "to practice osteopathy in all its branches as taught and practiced in legally incorporated schools of osteopathy," (2) to define "legally incorporated schools of osteopathy" as "those recognized as reputable and approved by the American Osteopathic Association," and (3) that all licensed osteopaths "shall be qualified to sign birth and death certificates and all other certificates pertaining to the public health."


Meeting on Heart Disease.—  The Los Angeles Heart Association held a two day session at the Los Angeles County Medical Association building, January 28-29. The first evening there was a joint meeting with the Los Angeles Clinical and Pathological Society. Round table discussions were led by Drs. Howard F. West, Burrell O. Raulston, Verne R. Mason, John W. Budd Jr. and William H. Leake. Other speakers included:Dr. James F. Churchill, San Diego. Diagnosis of Cardiac Infarction.

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