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September 9, 1922

Medical News

JAMA. 1922;79(11):901-907. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640110041016

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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.)


Hospital at Nome.  —A bill reported in the Senate by the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, recently, transfers the Detention Hospital at Nome to the U. S. Bureau of Education.


New Board of Health.  —Dr. George S. Brown has been appointed chairman and Dr. Isaac N. McCollum, city health officer, on the board of health of Conway.


"Drugless Healers" Refused Narcotic Permits.  —Collector of Internal Revenue John P. McLaughlin announced, June 25, according to the Oroville (Calif.) Mercury, that so-called drugless physicians, including chiropractors, osteopaths, etc., will not be permitted to register for narcotic permits under the Harrison Narcotic Law. Under McLaughlin's ruling, only regular physicians and surgeons who are licensed to practice in

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