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January 17, 1948

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JAMA. 1948;136(3):180. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890200034013

TRANSCRIPTION "MUSIC WITH YOUR MEALS"  The Bureau of Health Education announces on page 191 a release of another series of electrical transcriptions, which brings the number of transcribed radio health program series to seventeen. The new series has been prepared with the cooperation of the Council on Foods and Nutrition, whose members furnish the materials and interviews for the recordings. This series represents a new and practical approach to the subject of food and nutrition. The programs were written in terms of situations which face the housewife, such as what to serve for breakfast, how to pack the school lunch and the everlasting problem, to eat or not to eat between meals. Vitamins have been subordinated to viands and minerals to menus. To make the entire broadcast still more palatable, harp music has been added as interludes to punctuate the discussions. These recordings are available to state and county medical