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July 9, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;89(2):124-130. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690020048018

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Bills Introduced.  —Senate bill No. 170 would authorize and regulate the practice of chiropractic, and provide for establishing a board of chiropractic examiners. Senate bill No. 256 and house bill No. 467 repeal the sections of the code relative to the reports of births and deaths by physicians and midwives. House bill No. 395 would repeal the workmen's compensation act.


Placement Bureau.  —The placement bureau maintained in the office of the secretary of the California Medical Association, San Francisco, during 1926, successfully placed thirty-five physicians and ten nurses and stenographers.

Changes in Health Officers.  —Dr. Frank G. Crandall has been appointed health officer of Santa Barbara County; Dr. Benjamin F. Saylor has succeeded Dr. Earnest Dozier as

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