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JAMA 100 Years Ago
November 10, 2004

Medical News

Author Affiliations

JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.

JAMA. 2004;292(18):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.292.18.2288-b


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.